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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUTSCH

And I also fail to understand the timing of The Brain's putsch.

They were exploiting a local "putsch" so as to carry out a general "pogrom."

WORD ORIGIN

1920, from German Putsch "revolt, riot," from Swiss dialect, literally "a sudden blow, push, thrust, shock," of imitative origin.

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coup d'etat

nounviolent seizure
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