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synonyms for sobers

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

antonyms for sobers

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  • aggravate
  • brighten
  • irritate
  • upset
  • increase
  • raise
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How to use sobers in a sentence

It sobers the fellow, for the weight on his nose and the pulling on it hurts dreadfully, and often makes him squeal.
JAPANESE FAIRY WORLDWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS
I can hardly believe it, but we'll see what can be got from the man when he sobers up.
TRUMPETER FREDCHARLES KING
At another time he said, "A drunken German has written these theses; when he sobers up he will think differently of the matter."
LIFE OF LUTHERGUSTAV JUST
So long as nothing was done—no arrests or anything like that—he'll be glad to forget it, when he sobers up.
THE UNSPEAKABLE PERKSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Responsibility sobers, and as we age and succeed we become more moderate, for most of us have a method in our madness.
DOCTOR THERNEH. RIDER HAGGARD
It is, too, the flightiest and giddiest period of their existence—before the girl sobers down into the woman.
HODGE AND HIS MASTERSRICHARD JEFFERIES
As a country sobers up it takes to sugar as a "self-starter" to provide the energy needed for the strenuous life.
CREATIVE CHEMISTRYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
They often come for a warm soda in the morning, it sobers them.
'I BELIEVE' AND OTHER ESSAYSCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
We have our sobers and our drunks, our Hardy and our Belloc, and Chesterton.
THE LONDON MERCURY, VOL. I, NOS. 1-6, NOVEMBER 1919 TO APRIL 1920VARIOUS
We'll beat it right off, an' I hope to gosh Joe sobers up on the way!
THE PROFESSOR'S MYSTERYWELLS HASTINGS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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