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Synonyms for sober

exercising moderation and self-restraint in appetites and behavior

full of or marked by dignity and seriousness

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cause to become sober

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become more realistic

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become sober after excessive alcohol consumption

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not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)

dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

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lacking brightness or color

completely lacking in playfulness

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On the Soberer Conclusions that May Be Drawn from Kantian and Cantonan Antinomies, DAMIAN BRAVO ZAMORA
A soberer translation of the program suggests that -- in keeping with this year's theme, The Big Carnival -- the events center on circus and cabaret-style excitement.
I know that the body quickly wears itself out in this metier," she wrote to the friend who was pleading for her to adopt a soberer life.
Not surprisingly, back at Duke I harbored fantasies of nudging my department in the direction of Bobs innovative and bohemian sphere of influence at Brown, but in soberer moments I recognized insuperable obstacles, including Duke's heavy investment in athletics, and also my department's comparative aesthetic-political conservatism.
Soberer judges such as Ahad Haam (and Gerson Cohen) lauded assimilation as an incentive to "creative imitation" and healthy competition with the non-Jewish environment.
But if something is to be retrieved from the mess there has to be a soberer understanding of what the rule of law means.
Employing what becomes a signature trope, Terence uses multiple rhetorical entendres which suggest he is not completely self-aware even in his current, soberer state of mind.
bring back all sorts of gorgeous plunder considerably nearer in hue and texture to the flaming shop-windows of Fifth Avenue than to those soberer ones of Bond and Regent Streets.
Granted, this show, which was curated by Flavin scholar Tiffany Bell, was focused on the artist's "Series and Progressions," a central, if not the exclusive, organizing principle of his oeuvre, and one that suggested the exhibition would draw from a soberer side of his production.
But the eccentricity of the narration tends to trump the soberer virtues of her argument.