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onrush (n.)

"a rapid or violent onset," 1831; see on + rush (n.).

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Definitions of onrush

onrush (n.)
(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons);
Synonyms: attack / onslaught / onset
onrush (n.)
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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