Eclat


Eclat [ ey-KLAH; Fr. ey-kla* ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. showy display; publicity
2. brilliant performance or success
3. acclaim; renown
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Dan Brown's “The Da Vinci code” was received with great eclat by critics and booklovers.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 By McGonagall's own account, the poem was '... received with eclat and [he] was pronounced by the Press the Poet Laureate of the Tay Bridge...'.

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