Flashcards in Unit 8 Deck (16):
Latin: Placere, Placitum means to "please."
Complacent, Placebo, Placid.
adj. Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved.
n. Something which has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect.
Syn: Quick Fix
adj. Calm; undisturbed.
Latin: Gratus means "pleasing, earning thanks" or "thankful."
Gratuitous, Ingratiate, Ingrate.
adj. Unnecessary or unwanted.
v. To gain another's favor by flattery or false friendliness.
n. One who is not properly thankful.
Latin: Docere, Doctum means to "teach."
Docile, Indoctrinate, Doctrine.
adj. Easily taught, submissive to instruction.
v. To teach a certain point of view to.
n. That which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas.
Latin: Temperare, Temperatum means to "temper, make less severe."
Temper, Temperance, Intemperate.
v. To decrease the strength of.
n. Restrain or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food.