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sobering
used in
Anne Of Green Gables
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sobering
Used in
Anne Of Green Gables
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  • Anne and Diana walked home that evening feeling very sober indeed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The spring was abroad in the land and Marilla's sober, middle-aged step was lighter and swifter because of its deep, primal gladness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But you're so featherbrained, Anne, I've been waiting to see if you'd sober down a little and learn to be steady before I begin.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I just told her plainly that currant wine wasn't meant to be drunk three tumblerfuls at a time and that if a child I had to do with was so greedy I'd sober her up with a right good spanking.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I'll imagine that I like them," said Anne soberly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He recalled the cluster of little girls he had seen around her that evening—all gay in waists of red and blue and pink and white—and he wondered why Marilla always kept her so plainly and soberly gowned.  (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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