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gratify

grat·i·fy

gratify

 
 
pronunciation:
grae t faI
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Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: gratified, gratifies, gratifying
definition: to please; satisfy.
Her good behavior gratified her parents.
synonyms:
please
antonyms:
disappoint, displease
similar words:
content, delight, satisfy, suit
derivation: gratifier (n.)
Word Parts
The word gratify contains the following part:
grat Latin root that means pleasing