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Coup de Grâce 1100 Words You Need Week 45 Day 4

Coup de Grâce 1100 Words You Need Week 45 Day 4

/ˌkuː.dəˈgrɑːs/ (noun)

Definition

the final blow or shot to kill a person in suffering and agony, finishing blow, kiss of death, mercy killing, death blow, finishing stroke, finishing touch, last straw, breaking point, an act that assures victory, euthanasia

Example

A coup de grâce or “blow of mercy”) is a death blow to end the suffering of a severely wounded person or animal. It may be a mercy killing of mortally wounded civilians or soldiers, friends or enemies, with or without the sufferer’s consent.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

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