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sobering
used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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sobering
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • The gentleman-farmer was dressed in cheerful style, in a new coat and white waistcoat, quite contrasting with his usual sober suits of grey.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is not a denial of anything to have been always without it, and what Troy had never enjoyed he did not miss; but, being fully conscious that what sober people missed he enjoyed, his capacity, though really less, seemed greater than theirs.  (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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