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Another word for onrush

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Noun
  1. The act of attacking

      1. A concerted refusal by employees to go on working, in an attempt to force an employer to grant certain demands, as for higher wages, better working conditions, etc.
      2. An attack, especially a military air attack on a single group of targets.
      3. (Sports) A scoring attempt, often resulting in a goal.
      1. An overwhelming outpouring:
      2. A violent attack.
      1. (Linguistics) The part of a syllable that precedes the nucleus. In the word nucleus (no͝o&STRESS;klē-əs), the onset of the first syllable is (n), the onset of the second syllable is (kl), and the last syllable has no onset.
      2. (Archaic) An attack by military forces; an assault.
      3. An attack; assault
      1. A physical or military attack or assault:
      2. An attack or hostile action, esp. by armed forces
      3. Attitude or position of attack
      1. The person, army, etc. that is attacking
      2. The act of creating resentment, hurt feelings, displeasure, etc.
      3. The team in possession of the ball or puck, or those players whose primary duty is to attempt to score.
      1. An effort or a try.
      2. An attack; an assault:
      1. An expression of strong criticism; hostile comment:
      2. The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
      3. Scoring ability or potential:
      1. A violent physical attack, as with blows.
      2. A strong or cutting verbal attack.
      3. The close-combat phase of an attack
      1. Forceful, assertive, or overbearing behavior or attitudes:
      2. The practice or habit of taking hostile actions or launching military attacks:
      3. An unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
    See also:

    attack

Another word for onrush

Noun
      1. The forward and backward motion of a ship subjected to wave action.
      2. A period of intense effort that improves a competitor's standing, as in a race.
      3. A movement of or like that of a mass of water; violent rolling, sweeping, or swelling motion
      1. The concluding stage of an attack in which close combat occurs with the enemy.
      2. A rigorous or energetic effort to accomplish something difficult:
      3. The close-combat phase of an attack
      1. A rapid, often noisy flow or passage:
      2. A surge or release of emotion:
      3. A sudden, swift attack or assault; onslaught
    See also:

    attack