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 a.  wide-ranging knowledge; complex; intellectually appealing
Classic Sentence:
1  This smug in-between town, which had exchanged "Money Musk" for phonographs grinding out ragtime, it was neither the heroic old nor the sophisticated new.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  She discovered that simple arts require sophisticated training.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  He put his arm about her waist; it was a large, strong, sophisticated arm, and very agreeable; he grinned at her with a devastating knowingness, while Kennicott glowed inanely.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  He was at once too sensitive and too sophisticated to touch business as she knew it in Gopher Prairie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
5  You always pretend to be so sophisticated and all, but you're a baby.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
6  Since I myself have been an inmate of a lunatic asylum, I cannot but notice that the sophistic tendencies of some of its inmates lean towards the errors of non causa and ignoratio elenchi.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  But by the side of and above the philosophers, there were the sophists, a venomous vegetation mingled with a healthy growth, hemlock in the virgin forest.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  The electronics aboard the new aircraft are very sophisticated.
2  Faced with an increasingly competitive jobs market and frequent bad publicity over pay and conditions, the army is getting ever more sophisticated and corporate in its approach to recruitment.
3  While Gaiman does not possess much of a sophisticated literary skill, he nevertheless is an author to read for the interesting and amazing stories.
4  We could have secured our homeland -- investing in sophisticated new protection for our ports, our trains and our power plants.
5  The play was childishly written; the denouement was obvious to sophisticated theatergoers as early as the middle of the first act.
6  Compared to the sophisticated young ladies in their elegant gowns, tomboyish Jo felt gauche and out of place.
7  Nobody is as sophisticated as a boy of nineteen who is just recovering from a baby- grand passion.
8  The chef was happy to cater to the tastes of his highly sophisticated clientele.
9  They are cheating but are sophisticated enough to avoid detection.
10  The equipment was extremely sophisticated and was monitored from a central control-panel.
11  The Vespa scooter became emblematic of sophisticated urban culture across Europe.
12  Clarissa's hair was swept up into a sophisticated style.
13  Military intelligence is gathered using sophisticated technology.
14  The group developed a sophisticated social-media strategy, complete with high-resolution videos and hashtag campaigns, striking for their contrast with the grainy Osama bin Laden videos that the al Qaeda leader would periodically release.
15  The surprising part was the level of sophistication with which the average citizen was mulling his market strategies.