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The onslaught continued and my parents became distressed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now it's like a constant onslaught. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The sound was turned back on just in time for another Hatton onslaught. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I steel myself for another gastronomic onslaught. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet again he got to his feet and was reeling against the ropes under another onslaught when the referee moved in to halt the contest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are also exposed to the constant onslaught of reality TV culture and the networking websites. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Still the Everton onslaught continued. The Sun (2010)Designers have no such excuse, yet still the Bermuda onslaught continues. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Behind me, the target of the pap's onslaught continues her job as if they were not there. Times, Sunday Times (2014)THE Church is facing another onslaught from film-makers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: onslaught NOUN
An onslaught on someone or something is a very forceful attack against them.
The press launched another vicious onslaught on the president.
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