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so·phis·ti·cate

(sō-fis'ti-kāt),
To adulterate.
[Mod. L. sophisticare, pp. sophisticatus, to alter deceptively, fr. G. sophistikos, deceitful]
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The residences are incredibly attractive and unmatched in the superb level of residential living they present in the most sophisticated and stylish way.
Where appropriate, responses were compared to available factual data; then responses of Naive and Sophisticated groups were compared using a variety of parametric and nonparametric tests for the significance of a difference.
Some applications require sophisticated customized vacuum cleaner installations.
He urged his listeners to "have the courage to reject the sophisticated world.
sophisticated groups we've ever encountered,'' said Los Angeles police Detective Ken Belt of a Van Nuys detail combatting auto theft.
With more formal education and financial resources than their street gang ancestors, these criminals use increasingly sophisticated means, including the Internet and cryptography, to ply their trades.
3M, for example, relies strongly on sophisticated computer capabilities for producing market-oriented performance reports.
QlikView applications are helping to improve the quality of patient care and reduce the cost of healthcare delivery with fast and sophisticated analysis of caseloads, patient inflows, diagnosis and treatments, regulatory metrics and more.
To live up to its chic image, the property owners insisted that the newly-renovated building be equipped with only the most sophisticated, fully-integrated technology.
Almost accidentally, the system became a new form of communication between university professors, scientists and other researchers who were making use of the sophisticated new network.
It's moving from administrative tasks to more sophisticated analysis.