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synonyms for sobered

  • dampen
  • dim
  • mitigate
  • modulate
  • play down
  • restrain
  • soften
  • temper
  • chill out
  • cloud
  • darken
  • deepen
  • reduce
  • shade
  • sober
  • soft pedal
  • subdue

antonyms for sobered

MOST RELEVANT
  • aggravate
  • brighten
  • irritate
  • upset
  • increase
  • raise
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How to use sobered in a sentence

But he knew the handwriting at once; and it gave him a galvanic shock that half sobered him for the moment.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
Three hours later Billy and the sobered tenderfoot pulled into Deadwood.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
But when he found that the room and cupboard were bare of anything else that might be eaten he sobered suddenly.
GALLEGHER AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
The first horror of the cards soon passed but it left me sobered.
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
He sobered, and said: "Go in and talk to her and prove that I'm right."
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
Responsibility and opportunity had sobered and elevated him.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
And yet the sight of Mr. Burnet's perplexed face sobered him in a measure.
LITTLEBOURNE LOCKF. BAYFORD HARRISON
Branwell, who was really tender-hearted, must have been sobered then.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON
There was a certain note of seriousness in her voice that sobered me, too.
THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
She smiled as she caught my eye; then something in my face sobered her.
THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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