onrush

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From on- +‎ rush. Compare Middle English onresen ‎(to rush upon; attack), from Old English onrǣsan ‎(to rush, rush on); Old English onrǣs ‎(an onrush, assault, attack).

Noun[edit]

onrush ‎(plural onrushes)

  1. A forceful rush or flow forward
  2. An aggressive assault