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Noun: sophisticate  su'fi-stu,keyt
  1. A worldly-wise person
    - man of the world
Verb: sophisticate  su'fi-stu,keyt
  1. Make less natural or innocent
    "Their manners had sophisticated the young girls"
     
  2. Practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
    "Don't sophisticate my words";
    - twist, twist around, pervert, convolute
     
  3. Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
    "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol";
    - doctor, doctor up
     
  4. Make more complex or refined
    "a sophisticated design"

Derived forms: sophisticating, sophisticated, sophisticates

Type of: adult, adulterate, civilise [Brit], civilize, complicate, cultivate, debase, denote, dilute, educate, elaborate, grownup, load, rarify, refer, refine, school, stretch, train