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  • v. Present participle of rally.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of mobilizing for a common purpose
  • n. the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
  • adj. rousing or recalling to unity and renewed effort


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  • WHAT WENT RIGHT: For the second straight season, Jacksonville showed guts in rallying from a terrible start.

    Atlantic Sun Conference

  • They made the most of their opportunities - including Kessel's shootout goal, which rolled off his stick and somehow into the net - in rallying from a two-goal deficit to pull out a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

  • Despite the loss, Maryland showed plenty of the championship resolve that has been its trademark in rallying from a 54-40 deficit with just under seven minutes remaining.

    NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball - Michigan State vs. Maryland

  • With Shaquille O'Neal on the injured list and Kobe Bryant struggling, the Lakers received significant contributions from others in rallying from a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter for an 88-82 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in a rematch of the 2001 NBA Finals.

    National Basketball Association - 76ers vs. Lakers

  • They showed fight and courage in rallying from the 19-point deficit.

    NCAA Men's Basketball - Kentucky vs. Tennessee

  • SEASON HIGHLIGHT: After rallying from a 4-2 deficit in the final 90 seconds of regulation to defeat Detroit 5-4, the Coyotes went on an absolute tear.

    Phoenix Coyotes Team Report

  • If they use the same techniques as the founders of MoveOn. org, they might have some wildly unexpected success in rallying Americans who are more centrist than either extreme.

    Let's move past Wilson's outburst, Cantor says

  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Finland won the bronze medal in men's hockey Saturday, rallying from a late two-goal deficit for a 5-3 victory over Slovakia.

    Finland's flurry sinks Slovakia, snags ice hockey bronze

  • The Human Rights Campaign and other mainstream LGBT rights organizations focus on the repeal of DADT as a main rallying point and fundraiser.

    On The Fence To Get Obama Off The Fence

  • Bryant, the finals MVP, scored 23 points despite 6-of-24 shooting, and the Lakers won their 16th NBA championship Thursday night, dramatically rallying from a fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Celtics 83-79 in Game 7 of the NBA finals.

    Lakers Win NBA Championship «


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