onslaught

noun
ADJECTIVE
sudden

She could not withstand such a sudden onslaught.

initial
renewed
relentless

the relentless onslaught of modernism

fierce, vicious

England faced a fierce onslaught from South Africa for much of the game.

His approach was met with a vicious onslaught.

verbal

She unleashed a verbal onslaught on her critics.

media
VERB + ONSLAUGHT
face

to face the verbal onslaught of an angry teenager

resist, survive, withstand
launch, unleash

The leadership launched an onslaught against Trotsky and his supporters.

continue
stop
PREPOSITION
onslaught against, onslaught on

a renewed onslaught against the proposed bill

onslaught from

the latest onslaught from the Russian team


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