One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the prime minister was deposed in a coup in 1995’
seizure of power, overthrow, takeover, ousting, deposition, regime change
bloodless coup, palace revolution
rebellion, revolt, insurrection, mutiny, revolution, insurgence, insurgency, rising, rioting, riot
coup d'état, jacquerie
2‘securing Springsteen to open the new National Bowl was a coup for the owners’
success, triumph, feat, successful manoeuvre, stunt, accomplishment, achievement, attainment, stroke, master stroke, stroke of genius
tour de force
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