English Vocab Root Words 5,6,7,8

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Root word: Plac, Latin placere, placitum

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Root word: Plac, Latin placere, placitum

to please

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Complacent

satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved

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3

Placebo

something which has a positive mental effect, but no physical effect

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4

placid

calm, peaceful

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5

Root word: Grat (Latin:Gratus)

earning thanks, thankful

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6

Gratuitous

unnecessary or unwanteed

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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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Root word: Doc/Doct Latin docere, doctum

to teach

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10

Docile

easily taught; submissive to instruction

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Indoctrinate

to teach a certain point of view to another

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Doctrine

that which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas

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Root word: Temper Latin temperare, temperatum

to make less severe, to temper

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14

Temper

to decrease the strength of

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Temperance

restraint or moderation

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Intemperate

lacking moderation; severe of extreme

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