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Meaning of ONRUSH

Pronunciation:  'ân`rush

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an offensive against and enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
  2. [n]  a forceful forward rush; "it was forgotten in the onrush of events"

ONRUSH is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: attack, onset, onslaught
 See Also: assault, banzai attack, banzai charge, blitz, bombardment, bombing, charge, counterattack, countermove, coup de main, diversion, diversionary attack, fire, firing, ground attack, incursion, military operation, operation, penetration, rush, spate, strike, surge, surprise attack, upsurge



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\On"rush`\, n.
A rushing onward.

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