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sober
used in Where the Red Fern Grows

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1  —1 use as in:
a sobering thought
Definition
serious; or making one serious or calm
  • In a sober voice my father said, "Some day you may have to live in town."
    Chapter 6 (73% in)
sober = serious
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  • In a sober voice, he said, "I don't know, Billy.
    Chapter 9 (98% in)

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