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Latin "to please"
Complacent, placebo, placid

Plac

1

Adj. satisfied with a situation that can be changed or improved
Root: plac
Syn: smug

Complacent

2

N. something which has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect
Root: plac
Syn: quick fix

Placebo

3

Adj. calm; undisturbed
Root: plac
Syn: peaceful
Ant: agitated

Placid

4

Latin "pleasing, earned thanks" or "thankful"
Gratuitous, ingratiate, ingrate

Grat

5

Adj. unnecessary or unwanted
Root: grat
Syn: inessential
Ant: important

Gratuitous

6

V. To gain another's favor by flattery or false friendliness
Root: grat

Ingratiate

7

N. one who is not properly grateful
Root: grat

Ingrate

8

Latin "to teach"
Docile, indoctrinate, doctrine

Doc/doct

9

Adj. easily taught; submissive to instruction
Root: doc/doct
Syn: obedient
Ant: defiant

Docile

10

V. To teach a certain point of view to
Root: doc/doct
Syn: instill

Indoctrinate

11

n. That which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas
Root: doc/doct
Syn: creed

Doctrine

12

Latin "to temper, make less severe"
Temper, temperance, intemperate

Temper

13

V. To decrease the strength of
Root: temper

Temper

14

N. restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol and food
Root: temper
Syn: frugality
Ant: indulgence

Temperance

15

Adj. lacking moderation; severe or extreme
Root: temper
Syn: rigorous

Intemperate