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1

Plac

To please

2

Complacent

Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved.
Latin
Adj.
Synonym: smug

3

Placebo

Something which has a positive mental effect, but no mental effect.
Latin
Synonym: quick fix

4

Placid

Calm;undisturbed
Adj.
Synonym: peaceful
Antonym: agitated

5

Grat

Pleasing, earning thanks,thankful

6

Gratuitous

Unnecessary or unwanted
Latin
Adj
Synonym: inessential
Antonym: important

7

Ingratiate

To gain another's favor by flattery or false io
Friendliness.
Verb

8

Ingrate

One who is not properly thankful.
Noun
Latin

9

Doc/doct

To teach

10

Docile

Easily taught, submissive to instructions
Latin
Adj.
Synonym: obedient
Antonym: defiant

11

Indoctrinate

To tech a point of view.
Verb
Latin
Synonym: instill

12

Doctrine

That which is taught.
Latin
Noun
Synonym: creed

13

Temper

To temper, to make less severe

14

Temper

To decrease the strength of
Verb
Latin

15

Temperance

Restraint or moderation
Latin
Noun
Synonym: fragility
Antonym: indulgence

16

Intemperate

Lacking moderation
Adj.
Latin
Synonym: rigorous