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  • noun:
    • A violent assault.
    • a formidable outpouring: an onslaught of third-class post.
    • A fierce attack.
    • a sizable amount of individuals or things resembling an attack.
    • An attack; an onset; esp., a furious or murderous attack or assault.
    • A bloody fray or fight.
    • Attack; beginning; violence; attack; an inroad; an incursion; a bloody assault.
    • Synonyms Assault, etc. See onset.
    • the quick and continuous distribution of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
    • (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    • a-sudden and severe onset of difficulty
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