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  Words related to onrush

Related / Similar Words: attack, onslaught, onset

 

Definition:
  • (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn";
  • a forceful forward rush or flow; "from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed"; "the explosion interrupted the wild onsrush of her thoughts";

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    Hyponyms: ground attack, charge, banzai attack, banzai charge, diversion, diversionary attack, incursion, blitz, strike, counterattack, countermove, bombing, bombardment, fire, firing, strafe, surprise attack, coup de main

     

    Derivational Morphology: attack, aggress, assail

     

     
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