coup de grâce
Origin of coup de grâce
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How to use coup de grâce in a sentence
In the last year, her fusion exercise class has attracted a cult following and become de rigueur among the celebrity set.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They tried to continue their getaway but had to quickly abandon their vehicle on the Rue de Meaux in the 19th.
Humans spent a long time domesticating cattle, and what they were trying to do, in essence, was de-domesticate them.
But there is a big twist in this story that has left both Grace Castro and Lozoya frustrated and grasping for more answers.
As it happened, the coup members found the State House “fortified with additional soldiers.”The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.
They ranged from moving trunks to cleaning cisterns, and, by grace of all of them, Sim was doing very well.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Madame de Condillac stood watching him, her face composed, her glance cold.
Then the door opened, the portiere was swept aside, and Anselme announced "Monsieur de Garnache."
She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
British Dictionary definitions for coup de grâce
Word Origin for coup de grâce
Cultural definitions for coup de grâce
The final blow: “He had been getting deeper and deeper in debt; the fates delivered the coup de grâce when he died.” The phrase is French for “stroke of mercy.” It originally referred to the merciful stroke that put a fatally wounded person out of his misery or to the shot delivered to the head of a prisoner after he had faced a firing squad.