Definition of 'onrush'
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She felt an onrush of tenderness, mixed with amazement and a small serving of guilt. AN OLDER WOMAN (2004)He grabbed at her, but the onrush was too strong: it carried her past him and broke with an explosive crash against the concrete pier. COMPULSION (2004)Stronger than the real Rianna, strong as the undertow of the tide, as the onrush of the wave. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)
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Used Rarely. onrush is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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