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Noun: éclat  ey'klaa
  1. Brilliant or conspicuous success or effect
    "the éclat of a great achievement"
     
  2. Ceremonial elegance and splendour
    "entered with much éclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses";
    - pomp
     
  3. Enthusiastic approval
    "they gave him more éclat than he really deserved";
    - acclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit

Derived forms: éclats

Type of: approval, brilliance, commendation, elegance, elegancy [archaic], grandeur, grandness, magnificence, splendor [US], splendour [Brit, Cdn]