éclat: [ey-klah; French ey-kla] (n) 1. brilliance of success, reputation, achievement… 2. showy or elaborate display. 3. acclamation; acclaim.
in a sentence: The starlet basked in the éclat of her Emmy nomination.
For the kids, here’s a short list of synonyms for the word awesome, for if you counted how many times you heard this word a day, you’d come right back to this list.
synonyms for awesome:
Let’s not banish the word altogether. It is, after all, awesome . . . when used strategically.