|1.||(tr) to make (someone) less natural or innocent, as by education|
|2.||to pervert or corrupt (an argument, etc) by sophistry|
|3.||(tr) to make more complex or refined|
|4.||rare to falsify (a text, etc) by alterations|
|5.||a sophisticated person|
|[C14: from Medieval Latin sophisticāre, from Latin sophisticus sophistic]|
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