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PLAC

To please

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Complacent

Satisfied with a situation that could be changed or improved

Syn: Smug

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Placebo

Something that has a strong mental effect, but no physical effect

Syn: Quick-fix

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Placid

Calm; undisturbed

Syn: Peaceful Ant: Agitated

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GRAT

Pleasing; earning thanks; thankful

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Gratuitous

Unnecessary or unwanted

Syn: Unessential Ant: Important

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Ingratiate

To gain another's favor by flattery or false friendliness

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Ingrate

One who is not properly thankful

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DOC/DOCT

To teach

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Docile

Easily taught; submissive to instruction

Syn: Obedient Ant: Defiant

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Indoctrinate

To teach a certain point of view to

Syn: Instill

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Doctrine

That which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas

Syn: Creed

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TEMPER

To temper; make less severe

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Temper

To decrease the strength of

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Temperance

Restraint or moderation;'especially in regard to alcohol or food

Syn: Frugality Ant: Indulgence