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onslaught

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishonslaughton‧slaught /ˈɒnslɔːt $ ˈɑːnslɒːt, ˈɒːn-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 ATTACKa large violent attack by an armyonslaught on/against 🔊 In December they launched a full-scale onslaught on the capital.2 strong criticism of someoneonslaught on/against 🔊 his public onslaught on the Conservativesunder the onslaught of something 🔊 He praised his wife for her dignity under the onslaught of the tabloid press.3 the onslaught of something
Examples from the Corpus
onslaughtThe purge soon spread to an onslaught against oppositionists within the party itself.And would its spiritual aura survive the debasing onslaught of materialism?The city was in ruins after a prolonged onslaught by enemy warplanes.a massive propaganda onslaughtHowever, this great satirical onslaught on the Royal Family came to an abrupt end.The extent of that secret onslaught needs to be put on the record.So startled was he by this sudden onslaught, Ryker momentarily froze, rooted to the spot.Hearing the onslaught of criticism, the state Department of Education is showing some signs of flexibility.The legal question is how far the trust can be respected in the face of the onslaught of creditors.It certainly wasn't the band's strongest single to date and yet, in the commercial world, their weakest onslaught.onslaught on/againstThe purge soon spread to an onslaught against oppositionists within the party itself.In 471 Euric launched his first onslaught against Clermont.Not just one hand now but two were enforcing his onslaught on her senses.A renewed onslaught against the mutuals seems likely, which could bring windfalls for millions of borrowers, savers and policyholders.In 508 Theuderic continued his father's onslaught on the Gothic south, in tandem with the Burgundians.However, this great satirical onslaught on the Royal Family came to an abrupt end.Are we to assume then, that the similar onslaught on Peter Mandelson was purely for homophobic reasons?The other is the onslaught on the mind by mass junk entertainment.under the onslaught of somethingThe system of sharing broke under the onslaught of Western individualism.A couple of bullets split the heavy oaken door, before it shook under the onslaught of the enemy ram.
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