Onslaught in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Onslaught

A fierce attack. | A large number of people or things resembling an attack.

Short Example Sentence for Onslaught

  • 1. The onslaught was terrific. 🔊
  • 2. But this onslaught was not from the enemy they awaited. 🔊
  • 3. She had fancied this onslaught might await her. 🔊
  • 4. The first onslaught had resulted in a carnival of blood. 🔊
  • 5. But the enemy could not stand the onslaught of our forces. 🔊
  • 6. We make no indiscriminate onslaught upon customs of dress. 🔊
  • 7. Again came a fierce onslaught from the Russians. 🔊
  • 8. But the onslaught against the Assyrians of which I hear? 🔊
  • 9. The cadets staggered under the onslaught and then came to a halt. 🔊
  • 10. It is a fierce but steady and continuous onslaught upon the woods. 🔊
  • 11. And the surprise of his onslaught proved an ally of unguessed potency. 🔊
  • 12. Janey became dizzy under the onslaught of a sudden wild tumult within her. 🔊

How to use Onslaught in Sentence?

  • 1. Bits of the picturesque past went tumbling down before the onslaught of the demolishers. 🔊
  • 2. Tariff walls, but lately effective barriers, are crumbling before the onslaught of trade. 🔊
  • 3. Such is this onslaught that is clearly coming upon me from Jove, a cause for terror. 🔊
  • 4. I am not a small man by any means, but under the fury of that onslaught I was a child. 🔊
  • 5. The very morning the unhappy woman left, I made a vigorous onslaught on the drink. 🔊
  • 6. St. Iago!" to which the other side replied by another furious onslaught to the shouts of "France! 🔊
  • 7. There was a scrambling of feet in the passage outside, and then a repetition of the onslaught on the door. 🔊
  • 8. At every moment he burneth with the fire of longing and is consumed by the onslaught of separation in this world. 🔊
  • 9. They knew even he could not hope to withstand the murderous onslaught of the beast now entering the duelling space. 🔊
  • 10. Their war-cry was appalling; and the fury of the onslaught was such as to strike panic into the stoutest heart. 🔊
  • 11. Inside the door was a cage of iron where a keeper might stand and be protected from the sudden onslaught of a waiting prisoner. 🔊
  • 12. But he could not dismiss the rumors of countless other petitions in preparation and the unavoidable disturbance such an onslaught would produce. 🔊
  • 13. What there might be between us and it, or whether it was the onslaught of the enemy or the firing of our troops, we knew not. 🔊
  • 14. Her parasol fell to the ground before their onslaught of affectionate greetings, as they held her off, only to draw her close to them. 🔊
  • 15. Beneath her the old house creaked, bracing itself once more to meet the onslaught of its life-long enemy, the wind. 🔊
  • 16. The fury of his onslaught would have beaten down the guard of any mere swordsman, but that I was not. 🔊
  • 17. The tent was slightly protected by the timber on the upper point of the island; otherwise it must have yielded to the first onslaught of the storm. 🔊
  • 18. The storm broke at last, about one in the afternoon, with a deluge of rain and an onslaught of wind that seemed for a time refreshing. 🔊
  • 19. The boar darted a few feet forward in his onslaught upon Shark, and the opportunity has been seized upon. 🔊
  • 20. Then, of course, shallow trenches had to be dug for telephone wires which otherwise would perish in the first onslaught of artillery fire. 🔊
  • 21. Uncloaked, but courageous in their gray armor, the trees wait tensely for the intolerable onslaught of the cold: the blizzard with knives of sleet. 🔊
  • 22. But their cavalry, suddenly giving way, proved themselves quite unable to withstand the furious onslaught of the Highlanders. 🔊
  • 23. On the 2d the First Corps joined in the movement, which now became an impetuous onslaught that could not be stayed. 🔊