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Synonyms for sophisticate
səˈfɪs tɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt; -ˌkeɪtso·phis·ti·cate

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  1. sophisticate

    Synonyms:
    artificialize, demoralize, debase, corrupt, vitiate, spoil, pervert

    Antonyms:
    naturalize, simplify, purify, train, improve, correct, refine, reform

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sophisticate, man of the worldverb

    a worldly-wise person

    Synonyms:
    man of the world

  2. sophisticateverb

    make less natural or innocent

    "Their manners had sophisticated the young girls"

    Synonyms:
    doctor up, twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, doctor

  3. twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticateverb

    practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive

    "Don't twist my words"

    Synonyms:
    bend, wriggle, doctor up, wrick, doctor, wind, deform, twist, abuse, demoralise, rick, misdirect, debase, worm, demoralize, flex, convolute, writhe, profane, wrench, turn, convolve, subvert, vitiate, sprain, curve, deprave, twist around, corrupt, twine, distort, wrestle, squirm, pervert, debauch, misuse

  4. sophisticate, doctor, doctor upverb

    alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

    "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"

    Synonyms:
    pervert, fix, furbish up, twist around, restore, twist, convolute, repair, mend, bushel, doctor, doctor up, touch on

  5. sophisticateverb

    make more complex or refined

    "a sophisticated design"

    Synonyms:
    doctor up, twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, doctor

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sophisticateverb

    Synonyms:
    adulterate, debase, vitiate, pervert, corrupt

  2. sophisticateadjective

    Synonyms:
    adulterated, spurious, counterfeit, debased, vitiated, perverted, corrupted, sophisticated

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