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coup
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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the sudden overthrow of a government by use of limited force
  • "Some years ago, soon after the coup d'etat of December, I happened to be calling in Paris on an extremely influential personage in the Government, and I met a very interesting man in his house.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (57% in)

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