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  Definition of Sophisticate
  1. a worldly-wise person
  2. make more complex or refined; "a sophisticated design"
  3. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"
  4. practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
  5. make less natural or innocent; "Their manners had sophisticated the young girls"
Similar Words: man of the world, doctor, doctor up, twist, twist around, pervert, convolute

 

Hyponyms: cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, slicker

 

Derivational Morphology: sophistication, sophism, sophistry, construction, twist, distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting, man of the world, worldliness

 

 
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