- A large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm.
- synonyms: mass meeting
- The feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort.
- usage: "he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning"; "he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack"
- synonyms: rallying
- A marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness.
- An automobile race run over public roads.
- Sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes. (
- usage: "after a short rally Connors won the point"
- synonyms: exchange
- usage: "drum up support"
- Call to arms; of military personnel.
- Gather or bring together.
- usage: "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
- Return to a former condition.
- usage: "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"
- synonyms: rebound
- Harass with persistent criticism or carping.
- usage: "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
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