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Sober \So"ber\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sobered; p. pr. & vb. n. Sobering.] To make sober.

There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again.


vb. (en-past of: sober)

Usage examples of "sobered".

Two hours later, poring over the personnel files, they had sobered but were no nearer solving Sassinak's problem.

Then he sobered, depressed the appropriate 'seed' stud and, with his free hand clutching at his throat, growled out the message in a hoarse whisper.

He chuckled again, then suddenly sobered, looking F'lar straight in the eye.

Then he sobered and pushed her hair away from her face so he could read her eyes.

Surely he'd sobered by the third time he'd reached for her, in the middle of the night, and the fourth, just before dawn.

And, her expression sobered, it wasn't one Berry was going to be following any longer.

Terekhov straightened back up with a small smile of his own, but then his expression sobered, and he picked up his knife and rapped gently on the side of his wineglass with the back of the blade.

Though now—Cole's face sobered at the thought—he knew Rick had more of an interest in it than ever.

Now,” his expression sobered, “whether or not all of this was a good idea or a bad one is another question, of course.

Her remark surprised a bawdy chuckle from Hrolf, but his face abruptly sobered as he returned to the matter at hand.