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  • 1 Onslaught — Personnage de fiction apparaissant dans X Men Alias Aucun. Onslaught est une entité psionique créée à partir des consciences du Professeur Xavier et de …

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  • 2 Onslaught — may refer to: Onslaught (comics), a Marvel Comics supervillain Onslaught (Magic: The Gathering), an expansion to the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game Onslaught (video game), a 1989 Amiga beat em up computer game Onslaught (2009 video… …

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  • 3 Onslaught — Жанры Трэш метал Годы 1983–1991 2004 наше время Страна …

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  • 4 Onslaught — On slaught , n. [OE. on on + slaught, slaht, slaughter. See {Slaughter}.] 1. An attack; an onset; esp., a furious or murderous attack or assault. [1913 Webster] By storm and onslaught to proceed. Hudibras. [1913 Webster] 2. A bloody fray or… …

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  • 5 Onslaught — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Thrash Metal Gründung 1983 Auflösung 1991 Neugründung 2005 Website …

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  • 6 onslaught — index assault, battery, incursion, onset (assault), outbreak, violence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 7 onslaught — 1620s, anslaight, somehow from or on analogy of Du. aanslag attack, from M.Du. aenslach, from aen on + slach blow, related to slaen slay. Spelling influenced by obs. (since c.1400) English slaught (n.) slaughter, from O.E. sleaht (see SLAUGHTER… …

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  • 8 onslaught — *attack, assault, onset Analogous words: see those at ONSET …

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  • 9 onslaught — [n] attack aggression, assailment, assault, blitz, charge, incursion, invasion, offense, offensive, onfall, onrush, onset; concept 86 Ant. defense …

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  • 10 onslaught — ► NOUN 1) a fierce or destructive attack. 2) an overwhelmingly large quantity of people or things. ORIGIN Dutch aenslag, from aen on + slag blow …

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  • 11 onslaught — [än′slôt΄] n. [altered (infl. by SLAUGHTER) < Du annslag < slagen, to strike: see SLAY] a violent, intense attack …

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  • 12 Onslaught — Para otros usos de este término, véase Onslaught (desambiguación). Onslaught Nombre Real: Onslaught Sexo: Masculino Progenitores …

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  • 13 onslaught — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ sudden ▪ She could not withstand such a sudden onslaught. ▪ initial ▪ renewed ▪ relentless ▪ …

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  • 14 onslaught — on|slaught [ˈɔnslo:t US ˈa:nslo:t, ˈo:n ] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Dutch; Origin: aanslag act of striking ; influenced by slaught slaughter (13 17 centuries)] 1.) a large violent attack by an army onslaught on/against ▪ In December they launched a… …

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  • 15 onslaught — [[t]ɒ̱nslɔːt[/t]] onslaughts 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N on/against n, N by n An onslaught on someone or something is a very violent, forceful attack against them. The attackers launched another vicious onslaught on their victim... The… …

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  • 16 onslaught — noun (C) a very strong attack against someone or something: He was confident his armies could withstand the Allied onslaught. (+ on): an onslaught on their whole culture and way of life …

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  • 17 onslaught — UK [ˈɒnˌslɔːt] / US [ˈɑnˌslɔt] noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms onslaught : singular onslaught plural onslaughts 1) large numbers of people or things that come at the same time and are difficult to deal with 2) an attack …

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  • 18 onslaught — noun Etymology: modification of Dutch aanslag act of striking; akin to Old English an on and to Old English slēan to strike more at slay Date: circa 1625 an especially fierce attack; also something resembling such an attack < an onslaught of… …

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  • 19 onslaught — noun a) A fierce attack. They opened the doors and prepared for the onslaught of holiday shoppers. b) A large quantity of people or things resembling an attack …

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  • 20 onslaught — noun the battalion s onslaught was relentless Syn: assault, attack, offensive, advance, charge, onrush, rush, storming, sortie, sally, raid, descent, incursion, invasion, foray, push, thrust, drive, blitz …

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