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noun as in attack

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Forced to get creative, the agency came up with a way to get consumers thinking about travel while steering clear of the new onslaught of restrictions and regulations that surround it.

From Digiday

One police officer later died of injuries sustained during the onslaught.

Scientists have been generally optimistic that these variants will be unable to escape the onslaught of the human immune system.

That was aimed at preparing medical facilities for the onslaught of coronavirus patients that would overwhelm the country’s health care system.

From Ozy

Apple is facing an onslaught of lawsuits and scrutiny from lawmakers and regulators around the world for the way it allegedly uses its power to maintain its dominant position over its App Store.

The follow-up story is how those who survived both the competitive onslaught, as well as the recession, have adapted.

Nearby, Loescher added, parking lots are a great place to see the onslaught.

Vieira realizes this mission makes him the butt of an endless onslaught of skepticism and criticism.

And the onslaught of the elements has helped raise tensions to the point where a new explosion is expected any day.

Now Tehran is making mass arrests to try to stop the onslaught.

This is probably our last onslaught before the new troops and new supplies of shell come to hand in about a month from now.

Sure enough there was another onslaught made against our northernmost post.

And, without more ado, he caught up a chair and held it before him in readiness to receive the other's onslaught.

At last the bull prepared to charge; Pizarro packed away his trunk between his tusks, and quietly waited the onslaught.

Ere Nita could cry for help, she was borne down by her enemy's fierce onslaught, her white throat gripped in a clutch of death.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to onslaught, such as: aggression, assault, blitz, incursion, invasion, and offensive.

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