Sentence Examples

  • His eyes were twinkling, but he maintained a sober expression.
  • Often, however, her sober ideas are not to be laughed at, for her earnestness carries her listeners with her.
  • Fred snapped off the tape, read the note and looked up at his stepson with a sober gaze.
  • He was sober enough (for his day and society) in eating and drinking generally; but drank coffee, as his contemporary, counterpart and enemy, Johnson, drank tea, in a hardened and inveterate manner.
  • Consequently even the more sober histories contain a mass of fables about early days.

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