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Synonyms of sophisticate

Noun


1. sophisticate, man of the world, adult, grownup

usage: a worldly-wise person

Verb


1. sophisticate, educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise

usage: make less natural or innocent; "Their manners had sophisticated the young girls"

2. twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate, denote, refer

usage: practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive; "Don't twist my words"

3. sophisticate, doctor, doctor up, load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase

usage: alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"

4. sophisticate, complicate, refine, rarify, elaborate

usage: make more complex or refined; "a sophisticated design"

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