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as in mobilization
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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as in demonstration
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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as in recovery
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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as in to rebound
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rally. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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