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PLACERE, PLACITUM

To please

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Complacent

Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved

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Placebo

Something which has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect

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Placid

Calm; undisturbed

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GRATUS

Thankful

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Gratuitous

Unnecessary or unwanted

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Ingratiate

To gain another’s favor by flattery or false friendliness

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Ingrate

One who is not properly thankful

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Docere, Doctum

To teach

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Docile

Easily taught; submissive to instruction

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Indoctrinate

To teach a certain point of view to

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Doctrine

That which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas

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TEMPERARE, TEMPERATUM

to temper, make less severe

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Temper

To decrease the strength of

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Temperance

Restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food.

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INTEMPERATE

Lacking moderation; severe or extreme