Definition of sophisticate:
metropolitan, deform, adulterate, debauch, writhe, load, demoralise, misuse, flex, doctor up, subvert, veteran, repair, rick, man of the world, observer, vitiate, wriggle, profane, corrupt, clean, wrick, bushel, furbish up, fix, worm, touch on, curve, intellectual, debase, wrestle, pundit, abuse, wrench, doctor, turn, restore, convolute, slicker, twist around, sprain, squirm, wind, bend, mend, deprave, demoralize, pervert, distort, twist, cosmopolite, convolve, misdirect, the intelligentsia, city slicker, twine.
It is we who deceive or sophisticate ourselves, when we will to believe that this act is not really wrong, or that our peculiar circumstances constitute a special, a highly special exception, on this occasion only, to the rules for ordinary occasions and ordinary men.- "Evolution", Frank B. Jevons.
- "Evolution", Frank B. Jevons.
- "Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers, Vol. 2", Leigh Hunt.