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If you need to sober up very quickly, is it wise to do more cocaine, or less?

Unfortunately, the only real way to sober up is to wait for the alcohol to leave your bloodstream.

Tirelessly teaching Hola to sit and stay helped Marty sober up, and together they passed the program's Canine Good Citizen test.

Everyone should take an aspirin, sober up and look at the stubborn data that hasn't changed substantially in the last few weeks.

Then sleep in the afternoon to sober up for the night's performance.

Let a good-for-nothing drunk sober up for a day or two, and they all go saying, 'The poor fellow!

But would it not be better to wait a few days—to give him a chance to sober up?

Yes,” she continued, with a flash of lucent eyes and a dimpling smile, “Jim has lost his whiskey and has a chance to sober up.

Yes, he had had men who rode around a couple of times at night, mostly to sober up before they went home.

A fellow who staggers into your house dead drunk and doesn't sober up for a week!


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sober up, such as: bounce back, gain, grow, heal, increase, and overcome.

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