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- She was armed to the teeth for any onslaught of sympathy.Chapter Two (76% in)
onslaught = powerful attack
- She would feel it then, creeping up the side of her calves and into her gut, the onslaught, the grief coming, the tears like a small relentless army approaching the front lines of her eyes, and she would breathe in, taking a large gulp of air to try to stop herself from crying in a public place.Chapter Sixteen (75% in)
There are no more uses of "onslaught" in The Lovely Bones.
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