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onslaught
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Heart of Darkness
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  • I had often ’a little fever,’ or a little touch of other things—the playful paw-strokes of the wilderness, the preliminary trifling before the more serious onslaught which came in due course.
  • This lasted of course the merest fraction of a second, and then the usual sense of commonplace, deadly danger, the possibility of a sudden onslaught and massacre, or something of the kind, which I saw impending, was positively welcome and composing.

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  • They withstood the onslaught and counterattacked.
  • Her campaign did not survive an onslaught of attack ads.

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