Origin of éclat
Can be confusedéclat élan
Examples from the Web for eclat
The first splendour and eclat of such situations soon loses its lustre, and often, as you found it, is burdensome.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume II (of 2)|John Hill Burton
The eclat, however, was not kept up by any thing on the part of General Washington.The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III.|Thomas Paine
Eclat, a French word meaning brilliancy of success, striking effect.Essays|Ralph Waldo Emerson
The prisoners were represented by John Berwick, the engineer, who entered into their defense with much interest and eclat.The Frontier Boys in the Sierras|Wyn Roosevelt
Moreover, upon the emergent parts of the Eclat reef and heights of the roadstead he proposed to erect two forts.