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rallied

verb (1)
past tense of rally

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to assemble and make ready for action
  • rallied the Red Cross workers to deal with the devastating earthquake

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2 to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness
  • despite the best care that medicine could provide, the elderly woman never really rallied from her fractured hip

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3 to regain a former or normal state
  • after wavering a moment on the balance beam, she quickly rallied and finished with a fine dismount

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rallied

verb (2)
past tense of rally

Synonyms of rallied (Entry 2 of 2)

to make fun of in a good-natured way
  • his friends rallied him for missing an easy putt

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“Rallied.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rallied. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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