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sober

(sō′bər)
adj. sober·er, sober·est
1. Not intoxicated or affected by the use of alcohol or drugs.
2. Abstaining from or habitually abstemious in the use of alcoholic drink or other intoxicants: a former addict who has been sober for 10 years.

so′ber·ly adv.
so′ber·ness n.

sober

(sō′bĕr) [L. sobrius, not drunk, sober]
1. Not intoxicated by alcohol or psychoactive drugs, including recreational drugs.
2. Habitually moderate or temperate, esp. regarding alcohol.
3. Quiet and serious in behavior.
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Sobers believes the 30-year-old has turned his promise at Bedford School into more than 9,000 Testmatch runs because he has been "a model" of humility.
Sobers has been in London this week to promote tourism in his home country - a "job" he carries out with all the passion he threw into his cricket.
Golcar, captained by Peter Shaw, responded with 90-8, a scoreline which Golcar, captained by Peter Shaw, responded with 90-8, a scoreline which prompted calls for the 'point system' to be dropped, and Sobers bowled unchanged from the bowling green end, taking two for 39 in his 23 overs.
Richie Benaud, Mike Procter and Tony Cozier, who have had the privilege of watching Sobers - Benaud as an opposing captain, Procter as a county opponent and Rest of the World teammate, and Cozier as a veteran broadcaster, are unanimous about placing Sobers ahead of Kallis.
The teenager was pictured in the Western Mail at the time with Glamorgan administrator Wilf Wooller and Sobers himself.
Among the many instances narrated by the legends was one involving Sobers and Gavaskar during the 1971 tour.
But The Don didn't bowl much, Murali can't bat - and neither was an all-round package to compare with Botham or Sobers.
At the time, Paul Beck, the owner of Sobers, and the subject of allegations he had laid a number of his horses to lose, was told no disciplinary action was being taken against him, but consigning the controversy to history for Guest was always going to take longer for procedural reasons.
In his role as an ambassador for the Barbados Tourism Authority, Sobers took part in a golf day organised by Montpelier, the Solihull-based independent financial advisers, which has one of its overseas offices located on the island.
Sobers, who was driving, claimed to have been blinded by headlights when he ran into a lorry.
However, once he sobers up, his policies are so much more humane than those of the true prince that one of his aides kills the true prince, allowing the now-sober drunk reign of the land.