A spotlight, and a drum roll: you've debuted your latest creation with eclat, with a grand flash of brilliance. You've inspired and dazzled everyone.
From a French word meaning "a flash of brilliance," eclat is sensational public success, the kind that reminds you of a dazzling flash of light.
"The players brought off rapid pianissimo passages with eclat, but in general they need to widen their range of sound."
Explain the meaning of "eclat" without saying "grand success" or "thunderous applause."
Fill in the blanks: "(Some group of people) celebrated (some occasion) with eclat."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. The opposite of ECLAT is
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