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onslaught

onslaught Sentence Examples

  • Meanwhile the scientific onslaught upon the libertarian position has been directed from two chief quarters.

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  • King John, the negus of Abyssinia, burning to avenge this defeat, marched, in February 1889, with an enormous army to Gallabat, where the amir Zeki Tumal commanded the khalifas forces, some 60,000 strong, and had strongly fortified the town and the camp. On the 9th of March 1889 the Abyssinians made a terrific onslaught, stormed and burnt the town, and took thousands of prisoners.

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  • Xenophanes in the middle of the 6th century had made the first great attack on the crude mythology of early Greece, including in his onslaught the whole anthropomorphic system enshrined in the poems of Homer and Hesiod.

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  • In the same year there appeared the third volume of the French edition of the Essay on Man, which reached Ferney, and exasperated Voltaire, by its onslaught on Helvetius, into a sharp attack which only made the young author more conspicuous.

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  • a secondary outbreak perhaps loosely connected with the onslaught in Rome.

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  • itself came he stood on his native earth to receive the onslaught of her enemies."

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  • Percy received the fugitives within a hollow square, checked the onslaught for a time with two field-pieces, used the Munroe Tavern for a hospital, and later in the day carried his command with little further injury back to Boston.

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  • They were, however, sorely reduced by the onslaught which had been made upon them, and lost their ancient spirit of independence.

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  • But they lived on, suffering with their orthodox brethren in the Vandal invasions of the 5th century, and like them finally disappearing before the Saracen onslaught two centuries later.

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  • The French invaders, like an infuriated animal that has in its onslaught received a mortal wound, felt that they were perishing, but could not stop, any more than the Russian army, weaker by one half, could help swerving.

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  • Philip Augustus made a vigorous onslaught on.

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  • Grassmann made in 1854 a somewhat savage onslaught on Cauchy and De St Venant, the former of whom had invented, while the latter had exemplified in application, the system of " clefs algebriques," which is almost precisely 1 Die Ausdehnungslehre, Leipsic, 1844; 2nd ed., vollstandig and in strenger Form bearbeitet, Berlin, 1862.1862.

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  • first' onslaught of the Huns strikes off the head of Ortlieb, the son of Etzel and Kriemhild, and who, amid the smoke and carnage of the burning hall, bids the Burgundians drink blood if they are thirsty.

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  • At the diet of Piotrkow, 1558-1559, the onslaught of the szlachta on the clergy was fiercer than ever, and they even demanded the exclusion of the bishops from the senate.

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  • These enenlies are as a rule so conspicuous that we do not look on their depredations as diseases, though the gradual deterioration of hay under the exhausting effects of root-parasites like Rhinanthus, and the onslaught of Cuscuta when unduly abundant, should teach us how unimportant to the definition the question of size may be.

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  • At the end of this time Satan is to be let loose again for a short season; he will prepare a new onslaught, but God will miraculously destroy him and his hosts.

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  • Pascal and other members of Port Royal openly expressed their doubts about the place allowed to God in the system; the adherents of Gassendi met it by resuscitating atoms; and the Aristotelians maintained their substantial forms as of old; the Jesuits argued against the arguments for the being of God, and against the theory of innate ideas; whilst Pierre Daniel Huet (1630-1721), bishop of Avranches, once a Cartesian himself, made a vigorous onslaught on the contempt in which his former comrades held literature and history, and enlarged on the vanity of all human aspirations after rational truth.

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  • To save himself he hit upon the novel and terrible expedient of uniting the Tatars and the Cossacks Cossack in a determined onslaught upon the Republic, whose Rebellion of inward weakness, despite its brave outward show, 1648.

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  • But the policy he pursued in turning the crusaders against Constantinople, in order to promote the interests of the republic, while serving to break up the Greek empire, created in its place a Latin state that was far too feeble to withstand the onslaught of Greek national feeling and Orthodox fanaticism; at the same time the Greeks were greatly weakened and their power of resisting the Turks consequently lessened.

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  • The new synthesis reveals a universal decline from the 5th to the 10th centuries, while the Germanic races were learning the rudiments of culture, a decline that was deepened by each succeeding wave of migration, each tribal war of Franks or Saxons, and reached its climax in the disorders of the 9th and 10th centuries when the half-formed civilization of Christendom was forced to face the migration of the Northmen by sea, the raids of the Saracen upon the south and the onslaught of Hungarians and Sla y s upon the east.

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  • Achior now publicly professes Judaism, and at the instance of Judith the Israelites make a sudden victorious onslaught on the enemy.

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  • The first onslaught of the Knights of the Cross did indeed rout the weak irregulars placed in the van of the Turkish army, but their mad pursuit was checked by the steady ranks of the Janissaries, by whom they were completely defeated (1396).

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  • The chancellor never realized the gravity of the onslaught which, with his Kulturkampf, he was making upon the conscience and liberty of his Catholic fellow citizens.

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  • Her voice was sharp enough to parry his verbal onslaught.

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  • He started forward, anxious to see if the underground railroad survived the onslaught.

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  • Turkey, since the Young Turk Revolution internally dislocated, was in no condition to meet their onslaught.

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  • The scent of burning flesh filled the hall, and she shuddered beneath the onslaught of rain and wind.

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  • Czerno trailed a finger down the side of her face, his chilling smile and the onslaught of visions making her gasp.

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  • Meanwhile, Jackson sat in the drawing room having another blood cocktail waiting for the onslaught that never came.

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  • Her voice was sharp enough to parry his verbal onslaught.

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  • Her feet literally inches from the floor, she could do nothing but endure his onslaught.

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  • He started forward, anxious to see if the underground railroad survived the onslaught.

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  • I'd planned for some sort of onslaught, not to find you slung over the shoulder of your brother – the wrong brother, though I guess that's the most I can expect out of a half-breed.

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  • Memon did not yet have the men for an onslaught on Tiyan, but he might succeed in swaying their allies if the warlord was dead.

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  • There was a propaganda onslaught, financed by the tax payer, to persuade the British people to change their minds.

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  • But, while readily acknowledged, they quickly fade from mind before the onslaught of one-dimensional, causal thinking.

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  • Over 800 British fighter aircraft were sent to help Stalin against the German onslaught?

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  • Around 12,000 Scots were killed in the battle, mainly under the heavy onslaught of the English archers.

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  • Another point to note is the sinisterly continuing propaganda onslaught on Sudan to justify an imperialist blitzkrieg military intervention.

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  • blitzkrieg onslaught there.

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  • ferocious onslaught leveled against him.

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  • Storm by Suzanne Fisher Staples How could the loyalty of a childhood friendship withstand the onslaught of adult hypocrisy and racism?

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  • furious onslaught, but maintain a solid guard.

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  • There was a clear handball by a Preston player in that final onslaught which was missed by a below par Howard Webb.

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  • helpless in the face of the onslaught.

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  • Firstly, the onslaught on democratic practices is creating a new kind of authoritarianism, masked by Orwellian newspeak.

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  • Now it was the turn of Leros to try to withstand the German onslaught.

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  • Most of the young men never survived the next onslaught.

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  • Secondly, on measures to be taken to help Russia to resist the hideous onslaught which Hitler has made upon her; thirdly.

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  • That he had to suffer the onslaught of Rob Dixon's crazy logic in the dispute over first place was a great shame.

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  • He wants the believers to be able to face the onslaught of false teachers triumphantly.

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  • The church has not escaped the onslaught of the expert mentality.

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  • The relentless onslaught is almost too much for Wonder Woman to bear!

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  • Can Christie survive the ferocious onslaught leveled against him.

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  • Following the imperialist onslaught in Iraq, Cuba is under threat of invasion by the US.

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  • onslaught game mode in particular.

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  • Undoubtedly there will be a propaganda onslaught, financed by the tax payer, to persuade the British people to change their minds.

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  • For five months, a concerted media onslaught launched against republicans followed the Northern Bank robbery and the murder of Robert McCartney in Belfast.

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  • The DH Productions ' " Stable of Knuckleheads " are back with yet another heavy metal onslaught of broken bikes, bones and blood.

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  • A year later, a new media onslaught has begun against Venezuela.

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  • onslaught of attacks.

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  • onslaught from severe weather.

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  • relentless onslaught is almost too much for Wonder Woman to bear!

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  • Pearl's father embodies the bitterness and disorientation that gripped southern slaveholders forced to come to grips with Sherman's powerful onslaught.

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  • survived the latest onslaught, being the least changed of all the curriculum areas.

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  • There's an onslaught of double kick that contrasts with the vocals that follow, the only traditional melodic vocal on the disk.

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  • withstand an onslaught from the spirited French team who were pushing hard for penalties.

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  • Dryden acknowledged, in the preface to his Fables, the justice of Collier's strictures, though he protested against the manner of the onslaught; 1 but Congreve made an angry reply; Vanbrugh and others followed.

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  • Pascal and other members of Port Royal openly expressed their doubts about the place allowed to God in the system; the adherents of Gassendi met it by resuscitating atoms; and the Aristotelians maintained their substantial forms as of old; the Jesuits argued against the arguments for the being of God, and against the theory of innate ideas; whilst Pierre Daniel Huet (1630-1721), bishop of Avranches, once a Cartesian himself, made a vigorous onslaught on the contempt in which his former comrades held literature and history, and enlarged on the vanity of all human aspirations after rational truth.

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  • The constable was killed in the first onslaught; Clement was imprisoned in the castle of St Angelo; Rome was abandoned to the rage of 30,000 ruffians.

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  • These enenlies are as a rule so conspicuous that we do not look on their depredations as diseases, though the gradual deterioration of hay under the exhausting effects of root-parasites like Rhinanthus, and the onslaught of Cuscuta when unduly abundant, should teach us how unimportant to the definition the question of size may be.

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  • In the first he extemporized in succession a Latin poem, a daring onslaught on Aristotelian ignorance, and an oration in praise of ignorance.

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  • Xenophanes in the middle of the 6th century had made the first great attack on the crude mythology of early Greece, including in his onslaught the whole anthropomorphic system enshrined in the poems of Homer and Hesiod.

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  • At the end of this time Satan is to be let loose again for a short season; he will prepare a new onslaught, but God will miraculously destroy him and his hosts.

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  • The first onslaught of the Knights of the Cross did indeed rout the weak irregulars placed in the van of the Turkish army, but their mad pursuit was checked by the steady ranks of the Janissaries, by whom they were completely defeated (1396).

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  • They were, however, sorely reduced by the onslaught which had been made upon them, and lost their ancient spirit of independence.

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  • In the same year there appeared the third volume of the French edition of the Essay on Man, which reached Ferney, and exasperated Voltaire, by its onslaught on Helvetius, into a sharp attack which only made the young author more conspicuous.

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  • At the diet of Piotrkow, 1558-1559, the onslaught of the szlachta on the clergy was fiercer than ever, and they even demanded the exclusion of the bishops from the senate.

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  • To save himself he hit upon the novel and terrible expedient of uniting the Tatars and the Cossacks Cossack in a determined onslaught upon the Republic, whose Rebellion of inward weakness, despite its brave outward show, 1648.

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  • a secondary outbreak perhaps loosely connected with the onslaught in Rome.

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  • Henceforth he was bitterly but unjustly accused of want of patriotism, and in 1738 was compelled at last to retire before the impetuous onslaught of the triumphant young Hat party.

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  • Achior now publicly professes Judaism, and at the instance of Judith the Israelites make a sudden victorious onslaught on the enemy.

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  • The chancellor never realized the gravity of the onslaught which, with his Kulturkampf, he was making upon the conscience and liberty of his Catholic fellow citizens.

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  • itself came he stood on his native earth to receive the onslaught of her enemies."

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  • But the policy he pursued in turning the crusaders against Constantinople, in order to promote the interests of the republic, while serving to break up the Greek empire, created in its place a Latin state that was far too feeble to withstand the onslaught of Greek national feeling and Orthodox fanaticism; at the same time the Greeks were greatly weakened and their power of resisting the Turks consequently lessened.

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  • King John, the negus of Abyssinia, burning to avenge this defeat, marched, in February 1889, with an enormous army to Gallabat, where the amir Zeki Tumal commanded the khalifas forces, some 60,000 strong, and had strongly fortified the town and the camp. On the 9th of March 1889 the Abyssinians made a terrific onslaught, stormed and burnt the town, and took thousands of prisoners.

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  • Grassmann made in 1854 a somewhat savage onslaught on Cauchy and De St Venant, the former of whom had invented, while the latter had exemplified in application, the system of " clefs algebriques," which is almost precisely 1 Die Ausdehnungslehre, Leipsic, 1844; 2nd ed., vollstandig and in strenger Form bearbeitet, Berlin, 1862.1862.

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  • The new synthesis reveals a universal decline from the 5th to the 10th centuries, while the Germanic races were learning the rudiments of culture, a decline that was deepened by each succeeding wave of migration, each tribal war of Franks or Saxons, and reached its climax in the disorders of the 9th and 10th centuries when the half-formed civilization of Christendom was forced to face the migration of the Northmen by sea, the raids of the Saracen upon the south and the onslaught of Hungarians and Sla y s upon the east.

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  • Percy received the fugitives within a hollow square, checked the onslaught for a time with two field-pieces, used the Munroe Tavern for a hospital, and later in the day carried his command with little further injury back to Boston.

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  • Turkey, since the Young Turk Revolution internally dislocated, was in no condition to meet their onslaught.

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  • Meanwhile the scientific onslaught upon the libertarian position has been directed from two chief quarters.

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  • Philip Augustus made a vigorous onslaught on.

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  • But they lived on, suffering with their orthodox brethren in the Vandal invasions of the 5th century, and like them finally disappearing before the Saracen onslaught two centuries later.

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  • The appearance, in September 1604, of a new star in the constellation Serpentarius afforded him indeed an opportunity, of which he eagerly availed himself, for making an onslaught upon the Aristotelian axiom of the incorruptibility of the heavens; but he continued to conform his public teachings in the main to Ptolemaic principles, until the discovery of a novel and potent implement of research in the shape of the telescope placed at his command startling and hitherto unsuspected evidence as to the constitution and mutual relations of the heavenly bodies.

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  • first' onslaught of the Huns strikes off the head of Ortlieb, the son of Etzel and Kriemhild, and who, amid the smoke and carnage of the burning hall, bids the Burgundians drink blood if they are thirsty.

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  • Despite such a determined onslaught, BSL has resisted countless attempts to suppress it.

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  • Pearl 's father embodies the bitterness and disorientation that gripped Southern slaveholders forced to come to grips with Sherman 's powerful onslaught.

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  • Music has survived the latest onslaught, being the least changed of all the curriculum areas.

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  • There 's an onslaught of double kick that contrasts with the vocals that follow, the only traditional melodic vocal on the disk.

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  • Superior pack power and weight advantage saw the Lions withstand an onslaught from the spirited French team who were pushing hard for penalties.

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  • Once you do adopt your baby, get ready for the onslaught of questions that will follow.

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  • The company is offering special daily deals besides the traditional Friday onslaught.

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  • This can really test the integrity of a cat's digestion, and the simplest solution to a stomach that simply cannot handle such an onslaught is vomiting.

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  • Summertime brought bright, cheery colors; springtime introduced an onslaught of animal-print tools; and winter is all about darks and dramatics.

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  • As a result, Paquin and her family were unprepared for the onslaught of offers that suddenly came their way.

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  • You may find yourself with an onslaught of tomatoes in August or green beans in July.

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  • Many songs can be found at this site including Pill for the Kill, The Dark, Blinded by Life, Anthem to the Estranged and Merciless Onslaught.

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  • In fact, other than the presence of our arch nemesis (and an onslaught of other foes to boot), this need not be a hedgehog related game at all.

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  • Defend yourself from an onslaught of asteroids and alien ships in this spaced-out title.

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  • Keep reading and discover an onslaught of cheats and unlockables.

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  • Play as one of over 30 characters, join the pod races or battle a droid onslaught in Lego Star Wars.

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  • In fact other than the presence of Sonic's arch nemesis (and an onslaught of other foes to boot) this need not be a hedgehog related game at all.

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  • With the onslaught of strange disappearances and mysterious events, the threat upon the city is on the rise and the utopian haven is in danger of being tarnished forever.

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  • Even with the endless onslaught of tourists it's still a neighborhood bar.

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  • However, with hurricane Katrina came a new onslaught of volunteers that would give themselves to helping with disaster relief.

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  • They can help you emphasize the food, games and songs of the season, rather than focusing the onslaught of gifts.

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  • Season after season brings an onslaught of new, covetable collectables in a range of materials, colors and designs.

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  • According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 20 to 40 percent of adolescents who suffer from major depression, develop bipolar disorder within 5 years of the onslaught of depression.

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  • While the jury seems to be out, it hasn't stopped the onslaught of information available listing the personality traits common to people with a certain birth order ranking.

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  • However, the onslaught of criticism from the Republican Party, as well as insurance industry lobbyists, combined with the complexity of the plan itself, ultimately destroyed the plan within a year.

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  • In order to maximize your return on coins and points, it helps to have a strategy in place to know how to handle the onslaught of hungry customers entering your café.

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