a sudden and severe onset of trouble
(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons);
"the attack began at dawn"
the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written);
"a barrage of questions"
"a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"
- Our army tried to withstand the enemy onslaught.
- The army took the fort on the first onslaught.
- The town survives the onslaught of tourists every summer.
- The central nervous systems survived the onslaught from the virus.
- The politician made a strong onslaught on the unions.
The second great air onslaught on Liverpool was in the spring of 1941.出自： A. Kenny
They were besieged..by onslaughts launched by critics in the Carter Administration.出自：Time