- a fierce or destructive attack；an overwhelmingly large number of people or things
noun: onslaught, plural noun: onslaughts
- 1. a fierce or destructive attack a series of onslaughts on the citadel
- ▪ an overwhelmingly large number of people or things in some parks the onslaught of cars and people far exceeds capacity
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... weapons); "the attack began at dawn" [syn: attack, onslaught, onrush]http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=on-set
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