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PLAC

-To please
-Latin
-Complacent, Placebo, Placid

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Complacent

-Adjective
-Satisfies with a situation that should be changed or improved
-PLAC
-Syn: Smug

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Placebo

-noun
-Something which has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect
-PLAC
-Syn: quick fix

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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 mp by flattery 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

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TEMPER

-To temper, make less severe
-Latin
-Temper, Temperance, Intemperate

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Temper

-Verb
-To decrease the strength of
-TEMPER

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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