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 for sophisticated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sophisticate \So*phis"ti*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Sophisticated; p. pr. & vb. n. Sophisticating.] [LL.
     sophisticatus, p. p. of sophisticare to sophisticate.]
     To render worthless by admixture; to adulterate; to damage;
     to pervert; as, to sophisticate wine. --Howell.
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           To sophisticate the understanding.       --Southey.
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           Yet Butler professes to stick to plain facts, not to
           sophisticate, not to refine.             --M. Arnold.
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           They purchase but sophisticated ware.    --Dryden.
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     Syn: To adulterate; debase; corrupt; vitiate.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sophisticate \So*phis"ti*cate\, Sophisticated
  \So*phis"ti*ca`ted\, a.
     Adulterated; not pure; not genuine.
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           So truth, while only one supplied the state,
           Grew scare and dear, and yet sophisticate. --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sophisticated
      adj 1: having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and
             refinement and savoir-faire; "sophisticated young
             socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated
             lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book" [ant: naif, naive]
      2: ahead in development; complex or intricate; "advanced
         technology"; "a sophisticated electronic control system"
         [syn: advanced, sophisticated]
      3: intellectually appealing; "a sophisticated drama"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  133 Moby Thesaurus words for "sophisticated":
     adult, advanced, blase, bored, braw, brittle, byzantine, chic,
     chichi, civilized, classy, clothes-conscious, complex, complicated,
     cool, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, cultivated, cultured, cynical,
     daedal, dainty, dapper, dashing, delicate, disabused, disappointed,
     discriminating, disenchanted, disillusioned, dressed to advantage,
     dressed to kill, elaborate, elegant, enlightened, experienced,
     exquisite, fastidious, fine, genteel, gordian, graceful, gracile,
     gracious, hardheaded, hep, hip, hoaxproof, intricate, involved,
     jaded, jaunty, knotty, knowing, knowledgeable, labyrinthine,
     mature, matured, mondaine, multifaceted, natty, neat, nice, nifty,
     nobby, not born yesterday, old, polished, posh, practical,
     practiced, put straight, realistic, recherche, refined, ripe,
     ripened, ritzy, robbed of illusion, sagacious, salty, schooled,
     seasoned, set right, sharp, skeptical, sleek, slick, smart, smooth,
     smug, snazzy, soigne, soignee, sophisticate, spiffy, spruce,
     style-conscious, suave, subtle, svelte, swank, swanky, swell,
     tough-minded, tricksy, tried, tried and true, trig, trim,
     uncharmed, uncullible, undeceivable, undeceived, undeludable,
     undupable, unfoolable, ungullible, unhoaxable, unseduceable,
     unsophisticated, unspelled, urbane, veteran, well-bred,
     well-dressed, well-groomed, wise, with it, world-weary, world-wise,
     worldly, worldly-wise
  
  

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