Definitions

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  • noun Brilliancy of success or effort; splendor; brilliant show; striking effect; glory; renown.
  • noun Demonstration of admiration and approbation; applause.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of éclat. (brilliance of success or effort; splendor; brilliant show; striking effect; glory; renown.)

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  • noun brilliant or conspicuous success or effect
  • noun enthusiastic approval
  • noun ceremonial elegance and splendor

Etymologies

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Borrowed from French, éclat.

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