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Definition of 'onrush'

Noun

  1. (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
       Synonyms: attack onslaught onset
  2. 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 onrush of her thoughts"


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