a sudden and severe onset of trouble
attack, onslaught, onset, onrush(noun)
(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
"the attack began at dawn"
barrage, bombardment, outpouring, onslaught(noun)
the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
"a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"
A fierce attack.
A large quantity of people or things resembling an attack.
They opened the doors and prepared for the onslaught of holiday shoppers.
Origin: From anslaight (compare aanslag and Anschlag), equivalent to .
Onslaught is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in X-Man #15, and was co-created by writers Scott Lobdell, Mark Waid, and artist Andy Kubert. The character of Onslaught has also been featured in video games and toy merchandise.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
on′slawt, n. an attack or onset: assault. [A.S. on, on, sleaht, a stroke.]
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The numerical value of onslaught in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of onslaught in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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