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  1. qabala
    an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret
  2. qabalah
    an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret
  3. qadi
    an Islamic judge
  4. qat
    leaves which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea
  5. qepiq
    100 qepiq equal 1 manat in Azerbaijan
  6. qi
    circulating life energy thought to be inherent in all things
  7. qibla
    the direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers
  8. qintar
    100 qindarka equal 1 lek in Albania
  9. qoph
    the 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  10. quack
    the sound made by a duck
  11. quad
    a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings
  12. quadric
    a curve or surface whose equation is of the second degree
  13. quaff
    swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
  14. quag
    a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
  15. quagga
    mammal of South Africa that resembled a zebra
  16. quaggy
    (of soil) soft and watery
  17. quahaug
    Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells
  18. quahog
    an edible American clam with a hard shell
  19. quail
    a small game bird
  20. quaint
    attractively old-fashioned
  21. quake
    shake with fast, unsteady movements
  22. qualify
    prove capable or fit; meet requirements
  23. quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something
  24. qualm
    uneasiness about the fitness of an action
  25. quamash
    any of several plants of the genus Camassia
  26. quango
    a quasi nongovernmental organization
  27. quantal
    of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states
  28. quantic
    a homogeneous polynomial having at least two variables
  29. quantum
    the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property
  30. quark
    fundamental subatomic particle that has a fractional charge
  31. quarrel
    an angry dispute
  32. quarry
    a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
  33. quart
    a unit of liquid equal to 32 fluid ounces or two pints
  34. quartan
    occurring every fourth day
  35. quarter
    one of four equal parts
  36. quartet
    a musical composition for four performers
  37. quartic
    an algebraic equation of the fourth degree
  38. quarto
    a book made by folding paper twice to form four leaves
  39. quartz
    a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities
  40. quasar
    a starlike object that may send out radio waves
  41. quash
    put down by force or intimidation
  42. quasi
    having some resemblance
  43. quat
    the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
  44. quatern
    the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
  45. quaver
    give off unsteady sounds
  46. quay
    wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline
  47. quayage
    a fee charged for the use of a wharf or quay
  48. queasy
    feeling nausea
  49. queen
    a female sovereign ruler
  50. queenly
    being, resembling, or suitable for a female monarch
  51. queer
    beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
  52. queerly
    in a strange manner
  53. quell
    suppress or crush completely
  54. quench
    satisfy, as thirst
  55. querier
    someone who asks a question
  56. quern
    a primitive stone mill for grinding corn by hand
  57. query
    pose a question
  58. quest
    the act of searching for something
  59. quetch
    express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
  60. quetzal
    the basic unit of money in Guatemala; equal to 100 centavos
  61. queue
    a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
  62. quibble
    argue over petty things
  63. quiche
    a tart filled with rich unsweetened custard
  64. quick
    moving rapidly and lightly
  65. quicken
    move faster
  66. quicker
    more quickly
  67. quickie
    hurried repair
  68. quicky
    hurried repair
  69. quid
    the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  70. quiesce
    become quiet or quieter
  71. quiet
    characterized by an absence of agitation or activity
  72. quieten
    become quiet or quieter
  73. quietly
    with little or no sound
  74. quietus
    euphemism for death
  75. quiff
    a prominent forelock
  76. quill
    a stiff hollow protective spine on an animal
  77. quilt
    bedding made of layers stuffed and stitched together
  78. quilted
    made of two layers of fabric with padding in between
  79. quin
    one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
  80. quince
    small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit
  81. quinine
    a bitter extract from cinchona bark, used to treat malaria
  82. quinone
    any of a class of aromatic yellow compounds including several that are biologically important as coenzymes or acceptors or vitamins; used in making dyes
  83. quinsy
    a painful pus filled inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues; usually a complication of tonsillitis
  84. quint
    one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
  85. quintal
    a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
  86. quintet
    a musical composition for five performers
  87. quip
    a witty saying
  88. quipu
    Incan device made of knotted cords for calculating
  89. quira
    any of several tropical American trees some yielding economically important timber
  90. quire
    a quantity of paper; 24 or 25 sheets
  91. quirk
    a strange attitude or habit
  92. quirky
    strikingly unconventional
  93. quirt
    whip with a leather thong at the end
  94. quit
    put an end to a state or an activity
  95. quite
    to the greatest extent; completely
  96. quiver
    shake with fast, tremulous movements
  97. quiz
    an examination consisting of a few short questions
  98. quizzer
    someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
  99. quoin
    solid exterior angle of a building
  100. quoit
    game equipment consisting of a ring of iron or circle of rope used in playing the game of quoits
  101. quoits
    a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it
  102. quondam
    belonging to some prior time
  103. quorum
    a gathering of the minimal number of members of a group
  104. quota
    a prescribed number
  105. quote
    repeat a passage from
  106. qurush
    20 qurush equal 1 riyal in Saudi Arabia
Created on February 12, 2023 (updated March 7, 2023)

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