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#123368 - 02/19/04 03:17 PM éclat  
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Date: Wed Mar 27 00:25:26 EST 1996
Subject: A.Word.A.Day--eclat

eclat \a--'kla:\ n [F, splinter, burst, e`clat] 1: dazzling effect : BRILLIANCE 2a: ostentatious display :
PUBLICITY archaic
2b: NOTORIETY
3a: brilliant or conspicuous success
3b: ACCLAIM, APPLAUSE





#123369 - 02/19/04 08:24 PM Re: éclat  
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I always run into this word in crossword puzzles. [/useless commentary]


#123370 - 02/19/04 08:52 PM Re: éclat  
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But you don't need an éclaircissment.



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