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PLAC

To please
Latin
PLACERE, PLACITUM
Complacent, Placebo, Placid

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Complacent

Adjective
Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or approved
Latin
Syn. Smug

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Placebo

Noun
Something which has a positive mental effect; but no physical effect
Latin
Syn. Quick fix

4

Placid

Adjective
Calm, undisturbed
Syn. Peaceful
Ant. Agitated

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GRAT

Pleasing, earning thanks;thankful
Latin
Gratus
Gratuitous, Ingratiate,Ingrate

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Gratuitous

Adjective
Unnecessary or unwanted
Latin
Syn. Unessential
Ant. Important

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Ingratiate

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

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Ingrate

Noun
One who is not properly thankful
Latin

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DOC/DOCT

To teach
Latin
DOCERE, DOCTUM
Docile, Indoctrinate, Doctrine

10

Docile

Adjective
Easily taught, submissive to instruction
Latin
Syn. Obedient
Ant. Defiant

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Indoctrinate

Verb
To teach a certain point of view to
Latin
Syn. Instill

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Doctrine

Noun
That which is taught, body of beliefs or ideas
Latin
Syn. Creed

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TEMPER

To temper, make less severe
Latin
TEMPERARE, TEMPERATUM
Temper, Temperance, Intemperate

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Temperate

Verb
To decrease the strength of
Latin

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Temperance

Noun
Restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food. Syn. Frugality
Ant. Indulgence

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Intemperate

Adjective
Lacking moderation; severe or extreme
Latin
Syn. Rigorous