eclat
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(pronounced ay-KLAH)

If uneducated in French, this word is dangerously similar to the word for a luscious, cream-filled, chocolate-topped tasty pastry. So educate yourself. This French term is noun that can mean either great brilliance, splendor, conspicuous success, or ceremonial elegance.

Example: Vivian was beaming when she left the meeting as her presentation to their highest profile hospitality client came off with came off with éclat.