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synonyms for onrush

  • attack
  • avalanche
  • blitz
  • charge
  • dash
  • deluge
  • flood
  • flow
  • flux
  • haste
  • hastiness
  • hurriedness
  • hurry
  • onslaught
  • push
  • race
  • scramble
  • stampede
  • storm
  • stream
  • surge
  • swiftness
See also synonyms for: onrushing

antonyms for onrush

MOST RELEVANT
  • defense
  • delay
  • rest
  • retreat
  • slowness
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How to use onrush in a sentence

When the slide ended and the air cleared, Campbell could see Hjertaas, who had avoided the onrush of debris, but Kosakoski was missing.
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The existing ISSCR guidelines, issued in 2016, are being updated because of an onrush of new, boundary-busting research.
SCIENTISTS PLAN TO DROP THE 14-DAY EMBRYO RULE, A KEY LIMIT ON STEM CELL RESEARCHANTONIO REGALADOMARCH 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The Germans were taken completely by surprise, and gave way before the impetuous onrush.
YPRES AND THE BATTLES OF YPRESUNKNOWN
Their red jersies flaming in the sun, they were like the onrush of a flaming prairie fire.
RED DYNAMITEROY J. SNELL
At the sight of their onrush Dorothy caught up the pouch she had dropped and started to retreat—too late!
DOROTHYEVELYN RAYMOND
She remembered everything now, and with this sudden onrush of memory of the past, came fuller consciousness of the present.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
For a long time Italy maintained neutrality, but the onrush of conditions forced her into the war, also on the side of the Allies.
THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR, VOLUME I (OF 8)VARIOUS
The hard clash of the skates, the determined onrush of the broad-built, implacable figure, were terrible to withstand.
THE DARK TOWERPHYLLIS BOTTOME
Then the onrush of horror was checked abruptly as she saw the supercilious lad regarding her frenzy calmly.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Ruzsky's retreat to the Bzura in face of Mackensen's terrific onrush was one of the brilliant episodes of the war.
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