It was a sobering and unpleasant question.
Still feeling the sobering effects of that cool regard, she forced a smile.
It was a sobering reminder that a bear had been on this spot – possibly only minutes earlier.
Further, they had the effect of sobering the culprit, and the more creditable part of his life did not begin till he left Vincennes.
1917) had a sobering effect, and the need for solidarity on the part of all the subject nationalities of Austria-Hungary, - a category which included also Italians, - if Italy's chief enemy was to be overthrown, became increasingly apparent.
In October 1907 an agreement was attained, thanks chiefly to the sobering of Hungarian opinion by a severe economic crisis, which brought out with unusual clearness the fact that separation from Austria would involve a 1907.
Sobering, he folded his arms across his chest and rubbed his jaw.
Sobering, he turned to her again.
The afternoon was a blur as Dean's mind alternated between the task at hand and the sobering fact that he might be within miles, or perhaps yards, of Cynthia Byrne's missing husband.
That's kinda like...sobering, you know?
Sobering, Cynthia addressed them.