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  Words related to sophisticate

Related / Similar Words: man of the world, doctor, doctor up, twist, twist around, pervert, convolute

 

Definition:
  • a worldly-wise person;
  • make more complex or refined; "a sophisticated design";
  • alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol";
  • practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive;
  • make less natural or innocent; "Their manners had sophisticated the young girls";

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    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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