Antonyms

1. onslaught

noun. ['ˈɔnˌslɔt'] a sudden and severe onset of trouble.

Antonyms

  • minor surgery

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Rhymes with Onslaught

  • afterthought
  • argonaut
  • boursicot
  • cosmonaut
  • dreadnought
  • forethought
  • juggernaut

How do you pronounce onslaught?

Pronounce onslaught as ˈɔnsˌlɔt.

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Sentences with onslaught


1. Noun, singular or mass
This will aid in soil moisture retention and prevent an onslaught of weeds.

2. Adjective
To bring a stop to pigweed's onslaught, understand how these plants grow.

Quotes about onslaught


1. I have no doubt that you are more than capable of bringing the Monsean queen and my son and the rest of my sons and a hundred Nanderan kittens through an onslaught of howling raiders if you chose to.
- Kristin Cashore, Graceling

2. onslaught

noun. ['ˈɔnˌslɔt'] (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons).

Synonyms

  • fire
  • banzai charge
  • penetration
  • attack
  • ground attack
  • coup de main
  • blitzkrieg
  • diversion
  • bombing
  • diversionary attack
  • firing
  • counterattack
  • operation
  • countermove
  • military operation
  • incursion
  • onset
  • strike
  • bombardment
  • strafe
  • charge
  • onrush
  • banzai attack
  • assault
  • surprise attack

Antonyms

  • bore
  • hire
  • inability
  • praise

3. onslaught

noun. ['ˈɔnˌslɔt'] the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written).

Synonyms

  • bombardment
  • barrage
  • outpouring
  • linguistic communication

Antonyms

  • end
  • finish
  • evolution
  • make peace
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