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Plac

Latin. Placere, Placitum means To Please
Complacent, Placebo, Placid

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Complacent

Adj. Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved
Root: Plac
Syn: Smug

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Placebo

N. Something which has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect
Root: Plac
Syn: Quick Fix

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Placid

Adj. Calm; undisturbed
Root: Plac
Syn: Peaceful
Ant: Agitated

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Grat

Latin. Gratus means pleasing, earning, thanks, or thankful
Gratuitous, Ingratiate, Ingrate

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Gratuitous

Adj. Unnecessary or unwanted
Root: Grat
Syn: Unessential
Ant: Important

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Ingratiate

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

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Ingrate

N. One who is not properly thankful
Root: Grat

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Doc/ Doct

Latin. Docere, Doctum means to teach
Docile, Indoctrinate, Doctrine

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Docile

Adj. Easily taught, submissive to instruction
Root: Doc
Syn: Obedient
Ant: Defiant

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Indoctrinate

V. To teach a certain point of view to
Root: Doct
Syn: Instill

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Doctrine

N. That which is taught, body of beliefs or ideas
Root: Doct
Syn: Creed

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Temper

Latin. Tempare, Temperatum means to temper, make less severe
Temper, Temperance, Intemperate

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Temper

V. to decrease the strength of
Root: Temper

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Temperance

N. Restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food
Root: Temper
Syn: Frugality
Ant: Indulgence

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Intemperate

Adj. Lacking moderation; sever or extreme
Root: Temper
Syn: Rigorous