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sobering
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The Great Gatsby
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sobering
Used in
The Great Gatsby
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  • I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The hall was at present occupied by two deplorably sober men and their highly indignant wives.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was employed in a vague personal capacity while he remained with Cody he was in turn steward, mate, skipper, secretary, and even jailor, for Dan Cody sober knew what lavish doings Dan Cody drunk might soon be about, and he provided for such contingencies by reposing more and more trust in Gatsby.  (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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