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Synonyms for rallying

the act of mobilizing for a common purpose

the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort

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rousing or recalling to unity and renewed effort

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To whom Mrs Veneering incoherently communicates, how that Veneering has been offered Pocket-Breaches; how that it is the time for rallying round; how that Veneering has said 'We must work'; how that she is here, as a wife and mother, to entreat Lady Tippins to work; how that the carriage is at Lady Tippins's disposal for purposes of work; how that she, proprietress of said bran new elegant equipage, will return home on foot--on bleeding feet if need be--to work (not specifying how), until she drops by the side of baby's crib.
Now, the point of view seized by the bewitching Tippins, that this same working and rallying round is to keep up appearances, may have something in it, but not all the truth.
They built eleven missionary establishments in the various valleys of the peninsula, which formed rallying places for the surrounding savages, where they gathered together as sheep into the fold, and surrendered themselves and their consciences into the hands of these spiritual pastors.
That 'yes' has been my bane and antidote," answered Tom, rallying for a new and still more desperate charge.
This famous old French trading post continued to be a rallying point for a multifarious and motley population.
In the rearguard, Dokhturov and others rallying some battalions kept up a musketry fire at the French cavalry that was pursuing our troops.
cried Felix, seizing his excuse, and rallying his spirits.
There was little pain, little uneasiness, but there was no rallying, no effort, no struggle for life.
Rallying in an instant, with the most enviable assurance, he began, - 'I beg ten thousand pardons, Mrs.
For a moment he appeared to be conscious of having the worst of the argument, then, rallying again, he answered the objection of his antagonist in the best manner his limited information would allow:
When we had come out again, and had got rid of the boys who had been put into great spirits by the expectation of seeing me publicly tortured, and who were much disappointed to find that my friends were merely rallying round me, we went back to Pumblechook's.