English Vocab 8

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English Vocab 8
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2014-01-14 18:56:29
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  1. complacement
    adj. satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved
  2. placebo
    n. something which has a positive mental effect, but not physical effect
  3. placid
    adj. calm, undisturbed
  4. gratuitous
    adj. unnecessary or unwanted
  5. ingratiate
    v. to gain another's favor by flattery or false friendliness
  6. ingrate
    n. one who is not properly thankful
  7. docile
    adj. easily taught
  8. indoctrinate
    v. to teach a certain point of view to
  9. doctrine
    n. that which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas
  10. temper
    v. to decrease the strength of
  11. temperance
    n. restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food
  12. intemperate
    adj. lacking moderation; severe or extreme
  13. destitute
    adj. poor
  14. sycophant
    n. a yes-man
  15. motif
    n. a recurring theme

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