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COUP DE GRACE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does coup de grace mean? 

COUP DE GRACE (noun)
  The noun COUP DE GRACE has 1 sense:

1. the blow that kills (usually mercifully)

  Familiarity information: COUP DE GRACE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COUP DE GRACE (noun)


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Meaning:

The blow that kills (usually mercifully)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

coup de grace; deathblow

Hypernyms ("coup de grace" is a kind of...):

kill; killing; putting to death (the act of terminating a life)


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