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onslaught
used in The Two Towers

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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
  • No onslaught more fierce was ever seen in the savage world of beasts; where some desperate small creature armed with little teeth alone, will spring upon a tower of horn and hide that stands above its fallen mate.
    4.10 -- Book 4 Chapter 10 -- The Choices of Master Samwise (2% in)

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