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Plac

please

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Complacent

Root: plac
Adjective
Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved
Synonym: smug

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Placebo

Root: plac
Noun
Something that has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect
Synonym: quick fix

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Placid

Root: plac
Adjective
Calm, undisturbed
Synonym: peaceful
Antonym: agitated

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Grat

Pleasing, earning thanks, thankful

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Gratuitous

Root: grat
Adjective
Unnecessary or unwanted
Synonym: unessential
Antonym: important

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Ingratiate

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

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Ingrate

Root: grate
Noun
One who is not properly thankful

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Doc/Doct

To teach

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Docile

Root: doc
Adjective
Easily taught, submissive to instruction
Synonym: obedient
Antonym: defiant

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Indoctrinate

Root: doct
Verb
To teach a certain point of view to
Synonym: instill

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Doctrine

Root: doct
Noun
That which is taught, a body of beliefs or ideas
Synonym: creed

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Temper

To temper, make less severe

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Temper

Root: temper
Verb
To decrease the strength of

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Temperance

Root: temper
Noun
Restraint or moderation, especially in regard to alcohol or food
Synonym: frugality
Antonym: indulgence

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Intemperate

Root: temper
Adjective
Lacking moderation, severe or extreme
Synonym: rigorous