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Plac

To please
Latin
Complacent, placebo, placid

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Complacent

Adjective
Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved
Plac
Syn: smug

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Placebo

Noun
Something that has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect
Plac
Syn: quick fix

4

Placid

Adjective
Calm; undisturbed
Plac
Syn: peaceful
Ant: agitated

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Grat

Pleasing, earning thanks
Latin
Gratuitous, ingratiate, ingrate

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Gratuitous

Adjective
Unnecessary or unwanted
Grat
Syn: unessential
Ant: important

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Ingratiate

Verb
To gain another's favor by flattering or false friendliness
Grat

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Ingrate

Noun
One who is not properly thankful
Grat

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Doc/doct

To teach
Latin
Docile, indoctrinate, doctrine

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Docile

Adjective
Easily taught; submissive to instruction
Doc/doct
Syn: obedient
Ant: defiant

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Indoctrinate

Verb
To teach a certain point of view to
Doc/doct
Syn: instill

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Doctrine

Noun
That which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas
Doc/doct
Syn: creed

13

Temper

To temper, make less severe
Latin
Temper, temperance, intemperate

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Temper

Verb
To decrease the strength of
Temper

15

Temperance

Noun
Restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food
Temper
Syn: frugality
Ant: indulgence

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Intemperate

Adjective
Lacking moderation; severe or extreme
Temper
Syn: rigorous