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synonyms for coup

  • action
  • overthrow
  • plot
  • revolution
  • accomplishment
  • deed
  • exploit
  • feat
  • stratagem
  • stroke
  • stunt
  • upset
  • coup d'état
  • coup de mâitre
  • stroke of genius
  • successful stroke
  • tour de force
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  • failure
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How to use coup in a sentence

President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti claims he survived a coup attempt on Sunday.
COUP CLAIM DEEPENS HAITI'S POLITICAL CRISISDAVE LAWLERFEBRUARY 8, 2021AXIOS
To stop the coup they feared, the left was ready to flood the streets.
THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE SHADOW CAMPAIGN THAT SAVED THE 2020 ELECTIONMOLLY BALLFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
Thailand, where the military remains in power after a successful coup in 2014, will be only too happy to continue trade with Myanmar.
WHY CHINA STANDS TO GAIN FROM THE COUP IN MYANMARIAN BREMMERFEBRUARY 2, 2021TIME
Myanmar pulled the plug during a military coup d’état this weekend, as Aaron noted in yesterday’s newsletter.
MYANMAR: HOW REPRESSIVE REGIMES QUASH DISSENT WITH INTERNET SHUTDOWNSROBERT HACKETTFEBRUARY 2, 2021FORTUNE
Where there’s a coup, there will probably be an internet outage.
INTERNET BLACKOUTS SKYROCKET AMID GLOBAL POLITICAL UNRESTSARA FISCHERFEBRUARY 2, 2021AXIOS
Hours after the coup, a photojournalist was beaten up in downtown Yangon while he was filming a pro-military celebration.
MYANMAR’S MILITARY DIDN’T JUST OVERTHROW AUNG SAN SUU KYI'S GOVERNMENT. IT’S CRACKING DOWN ON ALL FORMS OF DISSENTKYAW HSAN HLAING / YANGON, MYANMARFEBRUARY 2, 2021TIME
The coup underscored the fragility of Myanmar’s decade-old, quasi-democratic transition.
IN MYANMAR COUP, SUU KYI’S OUSTER HERALDS RETURN TO MILITARY RULESHIBANI MAHTANI, TIMOTHY MCLAUGHLINFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Experts say the coup may have been engineered by the powerful figure for personal reasons.
HOW MYANMAR'S FRAGILE PUSH FOR DEMOCRACY COLLAPSED IN A MILITARY COUPAMY GUNIAFEBRUARY 1, 2021TIME
Unlike the assault on the Capitol this year, that coup was successful.
OUR RADICALIZED REPUBLICMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 25, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
A self-coup typically happens when a country’s top leader attempts to topple government from within to consolidate power.
COUP ATTEMPTS USUALLY USHER IN LONG STRETCHES OF DEMOCRATIC DECLINE, DATA SHOWSCHRISTOPHER INGRAHAMJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO COUP

  • ability
  • achievement
  • act
  • art
  • attainment
  • bringing about
  • capability
  • carrying out
  • completion
  • conclusion
  • consummation
  • coup
  • deed
  • effecting
  • effort
  • execution
  • exploit
  • feat
  • finish
  • fulfillment
  • performance
  • production
  • proficiency
  • realization
  • skill
  • stroke
  • talent
  • triumph
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