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Glossary of Q-Words

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quittance
release from dept or obligation;the paper certifying this
qualm
sudden disturbing feeling in the mind; uneasiness; misgiving
quorum
minimum number of members of any society or assembly needed to transect business in a legal or binding way.
quirk
peculiar way of acting
quirt
riding whip with a short,stout handle and a lash of braided leather.
quisling
person who treacherously helps prepare the way for enemy occupation of his own country
queasy
inclined to nausea; easily upset
queue
a line;for example, of people or outomobiles.
quell
put down;overcome;subdue
questionnaire
written or printed list of questions used to gather information or to obtain a sampling of options
quoin
outside angle or corner of a wall or building
query
question; inquiry
quadratic
of or like a square
quandary
state of perplexity or uncertainty
quiescent
inactive;quiet;still
querulous
complaining,fretful,peevish
quadruple
consisting of four parts; including four parts or parties; four times
quota
share of the total due from or to a particular district, state, or person
quatrain
stanza or poem of four lines
quaint
strange or odd in an interesting, pleasing, or amusing way

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