Sentence Examples

  • It might onset a war.
  • On Pasubio, repulsed the onset with very heavy losses.
  • "Onset a war?" she repeated.
  • The Greek entrenchments were stormed at the point of the bayonet by Ibrahim's fellahin at the first onset; the defenders broke and fled, leaving 600 dead on the field.
  • The attack opened (battle of Servigny or Noisseville); but his opportunity had been allowed to slip, and though his first onset overwhelmed the German outposts, their main line held good, and masses of guns unlimbering over a front of some 4 m.

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