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The eclat which the Moorish caliphs shed upon Spain from the tenth to the thirteenth century is well known.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
They'll all be there, old man, and I shall make my exit with much eclat, with pipe and dance and all the rest of it.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
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
It is very beautiful to teach Truth, but error should not be corrected with too much eclat.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT - VOLUME 12ELBERT HUBBARD
A new era was opened in 1847 by the introduction with great eclat and enterprise of the first iron steamers.
A CENTURY OF SAIL AND STEAM ON THE NIAGARA RIVERBARLOW CUMBERLAND
In Orissa too, it is kept up with great eclat before the shrine of Juggurnauth and its environs.
THE HINDOOS AS THEY ARESHIB CHUNDER BOSE
It is, as already intimated, the increasing eclat of Shakespeare's name and fame which has made him desirable as a coreligionist.
WHAT WAS THE RELIGION OF SHAKESPEARE?M. M. MANGASARIAN
Moreover, upon the emergent parts of the Eclat reef and heights of the roadstead he proposed to erect two forts.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 455, SEPTEMBER 20, 1884VARIOUS
These gentlemen advised the erection of two dikes, one on the Eclat shoal in the very axis of this reef, and the other at Heve.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 455, SEPTEMBER 20, 1884VARIOUS
As we have already seen, the use of these between Cape Heve and the Eclat shoals had already been proposed in 1845.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 455, SEPTEMBER 20, 1884VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ÉCLAT

  • ballyhoo
  • celebrity
  • center stage
  • dishonor
  • disrepute
  • fame
  • flak
  • infamy
  • ink
  • name
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • renown
  • rep
  • scandal
  • splash
  • spotlight
  • wise
  • éclat
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