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ROOT: plac

LATIN; placere, placitum
MEANING: to please
WORDS:
Complacent
Placebo
Placid

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Complacent

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved
SYN: smug
ROOT: plac

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Placebo

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: something which has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect
SYN: quick fix
ROOT: plac

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Placid

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: calm; undisturbed
SYN: peaceful
ANT: agitated
ROOT: plac

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ROOT: grat

LATIN; gratus
MEANING: pleasing, earning thanks or thankful
WORDS:
Gratuitous
Ingratiate
Ingrate

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Gratuitous

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: unnecessary or unwanted
SYN: unessential
ANT: important
ROOT: grat

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Ingratiate

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to gain another's favor by flattery or false friendliness
ROOT: grat

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Ingrate

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: one who is not properly thankful
ROOT: grat

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ROOT: doc/doct

LATIN; docere, doctum
MEANING: to teach
WORDS:
Docile
Indoctrinate
Doctrine

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Docile

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: easily taught; submissive to instruction
SYN: obedient
ANT: defiant
ROOT: doc/doct

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Indoctrinate

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to teach a certain point of view to
SYN: instill
ROOT: doc/doct

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Doctrine

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: that which is taught; body of beliefs
SYN: creed
ROOT: doc/doct

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ROOT: temper

LATIN; temperare, temperatum
MEANING: to temper, make less severe
WORDS:
Temper
Temperance
Intemperate

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Temper

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to decrease the strength of
ROOT: temper

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Temperance

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: restraint or moderation, especially in regard to alcohol or food
SYN: frugality
ANT: indulgence
ROOT: temper

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Intemperate

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: lacking moderation; severe or extreme
SYN: rigorous
ROOT: temper