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Plac

To pleas
Latin
Placebo complacent

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Grat

Pleasing earning
Latin

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Doc doct

To teach
Latin
Docile, doctrine

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Temper

To temper, make less severe
Latin
Temper, temperance

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COMPLACENT

“adj. Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved”
syn: smug
Plac

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PLACEBO

“Something which has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect”
syn: quick fix
Plac

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PLACID

adj. Calm; undisturbed Tara’s placid expression never seemed to register the chaos around her.
“syn: peaceful ant: agitated”
Plac

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Gratuitous

adj. Unnecessary or unwanted
“syn: peaceful ant: agitated”
Grat

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INGRATIATE

v. To gain another’s favor by flattery or false friendliness
Grat

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INGRATE

One who is not properly thankful
Grat

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DOCILE

“adj. Easily taught; submissive to instruction”
syn: obedient ant: defiant
Doc

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INDOCTRINATE

To teach a certain point of view to
syn: instill
Doc

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DOCTRINE

n. That which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas
syn: creed
Doc

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TEMPER

v. To decrease the strength of
Temper

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TEMPERANCE

n. Restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food.
syn: frugality ant: indulgence
Temper

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INTEMPERATE

adj. Lacking moderation; severe or extreme
syn: rigorous
Temper