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sober

(of colours) plain and dull or subdued
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If the station were to close, thousands of drunk or high people would be left to sober up on their own in public places, arrested by local police, or rushed to the nearest hospital emergency room, according to Willamette Family Inc., which operates the sobering station.
It would cost $1,494 for someone to sober up in the emergency room, and $836 if that same person were arrested by police and dealt with by the legal system.