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 for Rally
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rally \Ral"ly\ (r[a^]l"l[y^]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rallied
     (r[a^]l"l[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Rallying.] [OF. ralier, F.
     rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-,
     and 1st Ally.]
     To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or
     thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rally \Ral"ly\, v. i.
     1. To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or
        united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to
        assemble; to unite.
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              The Grecians rally, and their powers unite.
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              Innumerable parts of matter chanced just then to
              rally together, and to form themselves into this new
              world.                                --Tillotson.
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     2. To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health
        or consciousness; to recuperate.
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     3. To recover strength after a decline in prices; -- said of
        the market, stocks, etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rally \Ral"ly\, n.; pl. Rallies (r[a^]l"l[i^]z).
     1. The act or process of rallying (in any of the senses of
        that word).
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     2. A political mass meeting. [Colloq. U. S.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rally \Ral"ly\, v. t. [F. railler. See Rail to scoff.]
     To attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry,
     or with slight contempt or satire.
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           Honeycomb . . . rallies me upon a country life.
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           Strephon had long confessed his amorous pain,
           Which gay Corinna rallied with disdain.  --Gay.
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     Syn: To banter; ridicule; satirize; deride; mock.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rally \Ral"ly\ (r[a^]l"l[y^]), v. i.
     To use pleasantry, or satirical merriment.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rally \Ral"ly\, n.
     Good-humored raillery.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
           [syn: rally, mass meeting]
      2: the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort; "he
         singled to start a rally in the 9th inning"; "he feared the
         rallying of their troops for a counterattack" [syn: rally,
      3: a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
      4: an automobile race run over public roads
      5: (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes;
         "after a short rally Connors won the point" [syn: rally,
      v 1: gather; "drum up support" [syn: beat up, drum up,
      2: call to arms; of military personnel [syn: call up,
         mobilize, mobilise, rally] [ant: demobilise,
         demobilize, inactivate]
      3: gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do
         something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your
         courage" [syn: muster, rally, summon, come up,
         muster up]
      4: return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied
         and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied" [syn:
         rally, rebound]
      5: harass with persistent criticism or carping; "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" [syn: tease, razz, rag, cod,
         tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  465 Moby Thesaurus words for "rally":
     $100-a-plate dinner, Highland games, Olympiad, Olympic games,
     Olympics, abet, accumulate, adduce, advance, agglomerate,
     aggregate, aggroup, agitate, aid, align, allege, allocate, allot,
     amass, apportion, arouse, array, asking price, assemblage,
     assemble, assemblee, assembly, assignation, assist, at home, avail,
     awaken, bail out, ball, banter, barrack, batch, bear a hand,
     bearish prices, beat the drums, beef, befriend, benefit, bestir,
     bid price, bitch, blow the coals, boggle, book value, bounce back,
     bout, boycott, brace up, brawl, bring forward, bring on,
     bring to bear, bring together, bugle call, bulk, bullish prices,
     bunch, bunch together, bunch up, call in question, call price,
     call to arms, call up, call-up, campaign dinner, campaigning,
     carousel, catchword, caucus, chaff, challenge, clambake, clarion,
     clarion call, closing price, clot, clump, cluster, collect,
     colligate, collocate, colloquium, combine, come about, come around,
     come back, come round, come to, come together, come up smiling,
     comeback, comfort, commission, committee, compare, compile,
     complain, complaint, compose, compunction, conclave, concours,
     concourse, conglomerate, congregate, congregation, congress,
     conscript, conscription, contest, convalesce, convalescence,
     convene, conventicle, convention, converge, convocation, copulate,
     corral, council, couple, crowd, cry out against, cumulate, cut at,
     dance, date, deal, deal out, decline, demonstrate,
     demonstrate against, demonstration, demur, demurrer, deploy, derby,
     deride, diet, dig at, dig up, dispose, dispute, distribute,
     do good, doctor, draw together, dredge up, drive together, dump on,
     ease, eat up, eisteddfod, electioneering, encounter, engagement,
     enliven, enter a protest, exception, excite, exhortation,
     expostulate, expostulation, face value, fan, fan the flame, favor,
     feed the fire, ferment, festivity, fete, field day, fight, fire,
     fix, fixed price, flash price, fleer, flock together, flout,
     flow together, flurry, flutter, foment, forgather, forgathering,
     forum, fund-raising dinner, fuse, gain strength, game, games,
     gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, gather in,
     gather together, gathering, get about, get better, get in,
     get over, get together, get well, get-together, gibe, give a boost,
     give a hand, give a lift, give help, go, go for broke, grievance,
     grievance committee, group, gung ho, gymkhana, harass, harry, haze,
     heat, help, herd together, high, hive, holler, horde, housewarming,
     howl, huddle, impassion, improve, improvement, incense, incite,
     indignation meeting, inflame, instigate, invigorate, issue par,
     issue price, jab, jab at, jape, jeer, jest, jive, join, joke,
     jolly, josh, joust, juxtapose, kick, kid, kindle, league,
     lend a hand, lend one aid, levee, levy, line, line up, link, lout,
     low, lump together, make a comeback, make up, march, market price,
     market value, marshal, mass, match, matching, meet, meeting, merge,
     mill, mobilization, mobilize, mock, muster, needle, nettle,
     nominal value, nonviolent protest, object, objection, offer,
     offering price, opening price, organize, pair, panel, par,
     par value, parcel out, parity, partner, party, perk up, pick up,
     picket, picketing, pique, place, plead, plenum, politicking, pooh,
     pooh-pooh, present, press objections, price, produce, proffer aid,
     prom, protect, protest, protest demonstration, protestation,
     provoke, pull round, pull through, put down, put on, put price,
     put together, put up to, qualm, quiz, quorum, quotation,
     quoted price, rag, rail at, raise, raise a howl, rake up,
     rally around, rally round, rallying cry, range, rank out, razz,
     rebel yell, reception, reclaim, recover, recovery, recruit,
     recruitment, recuperate, recuperation, redeem, refresh, regatta,
     regiment, relieve, remedy, remonstrance, remonstrate,
     remonstration, rencontre, render assistance, rendezvous, renew,
     renewal, rescue, restore, resuscitate, return, revile, revival,
     revive, rib, ride, roast, round up, rouse, save, scoff, scout,
     scrape together, scruple, seance, seethe, session, set on, set out,
     set up, settling price, shindig, sic on, sit in, sit-in, sitting,
     slam, slap at, sleep it off, slogan, sneer, sneer at, soiree,
     space, squawk, state a grievance, stated value, stir the embers,
     stir up, stream, strike, stumping, succor, summon, surge, survive,
     swarm, swings, swipe, symposium, synod, take in tow, take up,
     tantalize, taunt, teach in, teach-in, tease, test, the Olympics,
     throng, tickle, tilt, tournament, tourney, track meet, trial,
     troop, trumpet call, turn the corner, turnout, twit, unite, wake,
     waken, war cry, war whoop, watchword, weather the storm, whet,
     whip in, whip up, whistle-stopping, work up, worry,
     yell bloody murder

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