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Definition 1: brilliant or conspicuous success or effect - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where eclat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the eclat of a great achievement

(eclat is a kind of ...) the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

"for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel" "his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects" "it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor" "an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art" "advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products"

Definition 2: ceremonial elegance and splendor - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where eclat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses

Synonyms for eclat in the sense of this definition

(eclat is a kind of ...) a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste

"she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"

Definition 3: enthusiastic approval - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where eclat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the book met with modest acclaim
  • he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd
  • they gave him more eclat than he really deserved

Synonyms for eclat in the sense of this definition

(eclat is a kind of ...) a message expressing a favorable opinion

"words of approval seldom passed his lips"

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