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sober
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Great Expectations
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  • My dream was out; my wild fancy was surpassed by sober reality; Miss Havisham was going to make my fortune on a grand scale.
  • This guileless confectioner was not by any means sober, and had a black eye in the green stage of recovery, which was painted over.

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  • I started much more naturally then, to find myself confronted by a man in a sober gray dress.
  • "I think he’s all right!" said Trabb’s boy, in a sober voice; "but ain’t he just pale though!"

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as in: Talk to me when your sober. Define
not under the influence of alcohol
as in: a sobering thought Define
serious; or making one serious or calm
as in: I need to sober up. Define
to become less drunk
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