Flashcards in Unit 8 Vocabulary Deck (16):
Latin; "to please"
Words: complacent, placebo, placid
Adj. Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved. (plac)
N. Something which has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect. (plac)
Adj. calm; undisturbed (plac)
Latin; "pleasing, earring thanks" or "thankful"
Words: gratuitous, ingratiate, ingrate
Adj. unnecessary or unwanted (grat)
V. To gain another's favor by flattery or false friendliness (grat)
n. One who is not properly thankful (grat)
Latin; "to teach"
Words: docile, indoctrinate, doctrine
adj. Easily taught; submissive to instructions (doc/doct)
v. To teach a certain point of view to (doc/doct)
n. That which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas (doc/doct)
Latin; "to temper, make less severe"
Words: temper, temperance, intemperate
v. To decrease strength of (temper)
n. Restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food (temper)