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synonyms for coup d'état

  • coup
  • overthrow
  • palace revolution
  • power play
  • putsch
  • rebellion
  • revolt
  • revolution
  • takeover
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How to use coup d'état in a sentence

Le lendemain matin, un coup de vent l'emporta tout seul dehors de la chaloupe dans les vagues, et jamais depuis, n'est apparu.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
My coup-d'œil assured me that it was practicable to give to this feature the character of a projecting under-jaw.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
On ne peut arracher tout d'un coup les coutumes & faons de faire inveteres d'un peuple quel que ce soit.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Calm under fire, he possessed a sure and penetrating coup d'œil; he had great experience in war.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Constantinople serait directement menacé par ce coup retentissant.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
You have revealed the whole plot, and confounded those who were so cleverly conspiring to effect a sudden and most gigantic coup.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
And not a savage had shown himself with the exception of the one who had counted coup at the lick-block.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
"We shall be almost as great a combination as the original Bunny," she cried, enthusiastically, when I told her of this coup.
MRS. RAFFLESJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
The first big coup after my arrival, as the result of her genius, was in the affair of Mrs. Gaster's maid.
MRS. RAFFLESJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Four thousand seven hundred pounds was a great coup, to be sure.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
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WORDS RELATED TO COUP D'ÉTAT

  • accomplishment
  • action
  • coup d'état
  • coup de mâitre
  • deed
  • exploit
  • feat
  • overthrow
  • plot
  • revolution
  • stratagem
  • stroke
  • stroke of genius
  • stunt
  • successful stroke
  • tour de force
  • upset
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