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verb as in tone down


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Liz hides in a closet and then locks Burton in a cabin until he sobers up.

It sobers the fellow, for the weight on his nose and the pulling on it hurts dreadfully, and often makes him squeal.

I can hardly believe it, but we'll see what can be got from the man when he sobers up.

At another time he said, "A drunken German has written these theses; when he sobers up he will think differently of the matter."

So long as nothing was done—no arrests or anything like that—he'll be glad to forget it, when he sobers up.

Responsibility sobers, and as we age and succeed we become more moderate, for most of us have a method in our madness.

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sobers, such as: dampen, dim, mitigate, modulate, play down, and restrain.

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