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éclat

Syllabification: é·clat
Pronunciation: /āˈklä
 
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Definition of éclat in English:

noun

1Brilliant display or effect: she came into prominence briefly but with éclat
Synonyms
style, flamboyance, confidence, elan, dash, flair, vigor, gusto, verve, zest, sparkle, brio, panache, dynamism, spirit
informal pizzazz, pep, oomph
1.1Social distinction or conspicuous success: such action bestows more éclat upon a warrior than success by other means

Origin

late 17th century: from French, from éclater 'burst out'.

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