coup d'etat

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  • noun

Synonyms for coup d'etat

Synonyms for coup d'etat

a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

References in classic literature ?
I'll strike this worthy idiot dumb with a coup d'etat," thought the housekeeper, "and vanish before she recovers herself.
Coup d'etats often create chaos before the situation is brought under control.
It conveys the image of a nation plagued by military coup d'etats.
Those who believe it was a military coup d'etat will not like the word 'good', while those who believe it was a 'constitutional transition of power' will not agree with the word 'coup.