Enter a clue or pattern or both:
The ClueGrand style (4 letter answer)
NotesThe answer ELAN is very common and appears about once every 31 puzzles.
Dash of panache
Joie de vivre
___ vital (creative impulse)
DefinitionELAN as a noun:
1. (ardor, ardour, elan, zeal) = a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause); "they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor"; "he felt a kind of religious zeal"
2. (dash, elan, flair, panache, style) = distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
3. enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness; "a performance of great elan and sophistication"