gratify (verb) – to please or satisfy
BREAKDOWN: GRAT- (pleasing) + -FY (to make)
— gratification is the act of pleasing or the feeling of pleasure; satisfaction; recompense
This word is built on the root GRAT-, which means thanks, favor, or pleasing.
Common GRAT- words include include agree, grateful, gratitude, greet, and greeting.
More esoteric GRAT- words include gratuitous.