Definitions for "APPLAUSE"
The act of applauding; approbation and praise publicly expressed by clapping the hands, stamping or tapping with the feet, acclamation, huzzas, or other means; marked commendation.
a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
an expression of approval
Applause is a 1970 musical, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams, and book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.
Applause is a 1929 black and white "backstage" musical film, of early years of sound films, staged and directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starred by Helen Morgan.
Keywords:  platitude, echo
The echo of a platitude.
Keywords:  tact, jealousy, overcome, ill, try
There is some ill feeling and/or jealousy around but you can overcome it if you try a bit of tact.