Sober So"ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sobered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sobering}.] To make sober. [1913 Webster]

There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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