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rally

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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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rally

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

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rally

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1 an act of gathering forces together to renew or attempt an effort
  • in a last-minute rally the Confederates at Bull Run were able to turn a near defeat into an upset victory

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2 a mass meeting for the purpose of displaying or arousing support for a cause or person
  • a huge rally for the candidate on the eve of the election

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3 the process or period of gradually regaining one's health and strength
  • the doctors were amazed at the sick child's unexpected rally, which was apparently due to the new drug

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