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onslaught
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
a powerful attack

or:

a sudden and enormous amount of something that must be handled — such as trouble, people or communications
  • Or did they interpret our spurts of fire, the sudden stinging of our shells, our steady investment of their encampment, as we should the furious unanimity of onslaught in a disturbed hive of bees?
    1.15 — Book 1 Chapter 15 — What Happened in Surrey (37% in)

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