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PLAC

Placere; Placitum To please
Latin
Complacent, Placebo, Placid

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Complacent

adj.
Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved.
PLAC
Syn: Smug

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Placebo

N.
Something which has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect.
PLAC
Syn: Quick fix

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Placid

Adj.
Calm, undisturbed.
PLAC
Syn: Peaceful
Ant: Agitatedp

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GRAT

Latin
Gratus
Pleasing, earning thanks, thankful.
Gratuitous, Ingratiate, Ingrate

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Gratuitous

Adj.
Unnecessary or unwanted.
GRAT
Syn: unessential
Ant: Important

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Ingratiate

V.
To gain another's favor by flattery or false friendliness.
GRAT

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Ingrate

N.
One who is not properly thankful.
GRAT

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DOC/DOCT

Latin Docere, Doctum
To teach.
Docile, Indoctrinate, Doctrine.

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Docile

Adj.
Easily taught.
DOC
Syn: Obedient
Ant: Defiant

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Indoctrinate

V.
To teach a certain point of view.
DOCT
Syn: Instill

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Doctrine

N.
That which is taught.
DOCT
Syn: Creed

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TEMPER

Latin TEMPERARE, TEMPERATUM
To temper, make less severe.
Temper, temperance, Intemperate

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Temper

V.
To decrease the strength of.
TEMPER

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Temperance

N
Restraint or moderation.
TEMPER
Syn: Frugality
Ant: Indulgence

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Intemperate

Adj.
Lacking moderation.
TEMPER
Syn: Rigorous