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sophisticate

noun

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a person with the outlook, experience, and manners thought to be typical of big city dwellers
  • sophisticates laughing at people they thought of as hicks

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sophisticate

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of sophisticate (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make complex or difficult
  • there's no need to sophisticate something that is beautiful in its simplicity

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2 to alter (something) for the worse with the addition of foreign or lower-grade substances
  • vanilla extract that has been sophisticated with corn syrup

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The first known use of sophisticate was in the 15th century

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“Sophisticate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sophisticate. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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