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Cruz stayed sober for a while, but when Raeann’s first birthday after the accident passed, he relapsed.

Van Halen, sober since 2008, lost one-third of his tongue to a cancer that eventually drifted into his esophagus.

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After the officers left, he got back up and asked the attendant if he could leave, since he was sober.

Some in recovery — even those clean and sober for decades — say they have doubled or tripled their recovery meeting attendance during the pandemic.

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On the other hand, use the rel values such as ugc to tag your user-generated content, and sponsored for the paid links — this will help Google make a sober assessment of your ranking.

I try to stay sober enough to maneuver back to West Hollywood.

He manages to talk one of them into a glass or two, but for the most part he remains sober.

And things seemed fine between the couple, with the crooner appearing sober and healthier-looking, with a new crew cut.

Today, however, the 36-year-old musician is sober—and even showers once in a while.

She's well spoken, educated, and sober—a far cry from the one-time face of the adult world, Jenna Jameson.

This does not seem strange when we know what a sober, serious, dignified man Yung Pak's father was.

In sober truth it might as well lay one open to the charge of being an ornithologist.

Darry Drew was one of those quiet, gentlemanly fellows, who seem rather too sober for their years.

To which Mr. Sikes replied, he was joking;as if he had been sober, there would have been strong reason to suppose he was.

That counter-blast of passion and that plain speaking from a quarter so unexpected served, in part at least, to sober him.


On this page you'll find 187 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sober, such as: calm, restrained, sedate, serious, abstaining, and controlled.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.