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Plac

Latin: to please

Complacent, Placebo, Placid

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Grat

Latin: pleasing, earning, thanks

Gratuitous, Ingratiate, Ingrate

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Doc/Doct

Latin: to teach

Docile, Indoctrinate, Doctrine

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Temper

Latin: To temper, make less severe

Temper, Temperance, Intemperate

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Complacent

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

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Placebo

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

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Placid

Adj.
Calm; undisturbed
Plac
Syn: Peaceful
Ant: Agitated

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Gratuitous

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

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Ingratiate

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

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Ingrate

Noun
One who is not properly thankful
Grat


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Docile

Adj.
Easily taught; submissive to instruction
Doc
Syn: obedient
Ant: defiant

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Indoctrinate

Verb
To teach a certain point of view to
Doct
Syn: Instill

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Doctrine

Noun
That which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas
Doct
Syn: creed

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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

Adj.
Lacking moderation; severe or extreme
Temper
Syn: rigorous