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PLAC

Latin, to please

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Complacent

Adj. satisfied with a situation
Root. PAC
Syn. Smug
Ant. Change

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Placebo

N. something that has a positive mental effect
Root. PAC
Syn. Quick fix
Ant. Important

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Placid

Adj. calm undisturbed
Root. PAC
Syn. Peaceful
Ant. Agitated

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GRAT

Adj. unnecessary or unwanted
Root. Grat
Syn. Unessential
Ant. Important

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Ingratiate

V. To gain another favor by flattery or false friendliness
Root. Grat


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Ingrate

N. one who is not personally formal
Root. Grat

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DOC/DOCT

Latin
To teach

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Docile

Adj. easily taught, submissive
Root. Doc
Syn. Obedient
Ant. Defiant

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Indoctrinate

V. To teach a certain point of view
Root. Doc/DOCT
Syn. Instill

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Doctrine

N. that which is taught
Root. Doc/DOCT
Syn. Creed

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TEMP

To temper, make less severe

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Temper

V. To decrease the strength of
Root. Temper

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Temperance

N. restraint or moderation
Root. Temp
Syn. Frugality
Ant. Indulgence

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Intemperate

Adj. lacking moderation
Root. Temp
Syn. rigorous
Ant. Glutton