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coup
Used in
Franny and Zooey
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  • Mr. Glass's perhaps most inspired coup as a decorator was manifest just behind and above the couch where young Franny Glass was now sleeping.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (Her married daughter, Boo Boo, had intimated that it might have to be given a coup de grace with a blunt instrument before it was laid away in a wastebasket.) However Oriental the wrapper had originally been designed to look, it didn't detract an iota from the single, impactful impression that Mrs. Glass, chez elle, made on a certain type of observer.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: deposed in the coup
as in: a financial coup
as in: delivered the coup de grace
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