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 for rallying
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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: rousing or recalling to unity and renewed effort; "a
             rallying cry"
      n 1: the act of mobilizing for a common purpose; "the bell was a
           signal for the rallying of the whole neighborhood"
      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,

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