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 Meanings and Examples of RALLY
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rally
 v.  call up or summon; call together for a common purpose
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  The race must rally a mighty host to the support of their journals, and thus enable them to do much in the way of investigation.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VII
2  Duncan caught from these natural accompaniments of the solitary scene a glimmering of hope; and he began to rally his faculties to renewed exertions, with something like a reviving confidence of success.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
3  He stood trying to rally his faltering intellect so that he might recollect the moment when he had loaded, but he could not.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
4  When I attended the king after my recovery, to return him thanks for his favours, he was pleased to rally me a good deal upon this adventure.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER V.
5  The animals could not face the terrible explosions and the stinging pellets, and in spite of the efforts of Napoleon and Boxer to rally them, they were soon driven back.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
6  I fear that to-morrow will end our watching, for the shock has been too great; the poor child cannot rally.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  They rally the grand meg and the grand dab.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—SLANG WHICH WEEPS AND SLANG WHICH LAUGHS
8  Kindled by such words, they take heart and rally in dense array.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
9  Melly rallied to the defense, though white and frightened at the prospect of facing the fire-eating Mr. O'Hara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  That sent a slight chill through her but she rallied and jingled her earbobs again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
11  Mammy rallied to her with never a moment's hesitation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
12  No, it did not occur to Melanie that people rallied round her as round a worn and loved standard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
13  She swallowed her tears and rallied.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
14  But by an effort she rallied her staggering faculties and managed to regain the land.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In X
15  Mrs. Reed soon rallied her spirits: she shook me most soundly, she boxed both my ears, and then left me without a word.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  Demonstrators were bussed in from all parts of the country to attend the protest rally.
2  The mass rally was a total fiasco.
3  They will often rally in a crisis.
4  Supporters/Opponents of the new shopping development are trying to rally local people in favour of/against it.
5  About three thousand people held a rally to mark international human rights day.
6  Journalists said there was a virtual news blackout about the rally.
7  Tell the children to stay out of the square while people are holding a mass rally.
8  The team captain vainly tried to rally his troops.
9  Washington quickly decided to rally his troops to fight off the British attack.
10  At the protest rally, the students cheered the strikers and booed the dean with equal fervor.
11  According to the Obama campaign, the rally is his largest gathering to date.
12  They rallied to their leader's cause.
13  The company commander rallied his defeated and dispersed troops.
14  Fellow Republicans rallied to the President's defense.
15  So many people have rallied round to help the family.