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sobering
used in
Great Expectations
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sobering
Used in
Great Expectations
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  • "I think he's all right!" said Trabb's boy, in a sober voice; "but ain't he just pale though!"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I started much more naturally then, to find myself confronted by a man in a sober gray dress.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My dream was out; my wild fancy was surpassed by sober reality; Miss Havisham was going to make my fortune on a grand scale.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This guileless confectioner was not by any means sober, and had a black eye in the green stage of recovery, which was painted over.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a sobering thought
as in: Talk to me when your sober.
as in: I need to sober up.
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