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Word: rally

rally
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  • noun a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
    Synonyms

    mass meeting

  • noun the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
    Synonyms

    rallying

    Examples
    • he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning
    • he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack
  • noun a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
  • noun an automobile race run over public roads
  • noun (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
    Synonyms

    exchange

    Examples
    • after a short rally Connors won the point
  • verb gather
    Synonyms

    beat up, drum up

    Examples
    • drum up support
  • verb call to arms; of military personnel
  • verb gather or bring together
    Examples
    • muster the courage to do something
    • she rallied her intellect
    • Summon all your courage
  • verb return to a former condition
    Synonyms

    rebound

    Examples
    • The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends
    • The stock market rallied
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    Examples
    • 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
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010