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onslaught
used in The Lovely Bones

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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
  • 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)

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