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qualm a feeling of guilt or doubt. [2 definitions]
quantity amount or number. [2 definitions]
quarantine the keeping of a person, animal, or thing away from others to stop a disease from spreading. [2 definitions]
quarrel an angry argument or disagreement. [3 definitions]
quarry1 a large open hole or pit dug for mining stone, marble, gravel, or the like. [2 definitions]
quart a unit of measure equal to two pints or a quarter of a gallon. A quart is a little less than a liter. (abbreviated: qt.) [2 definitions]
quarter an amount equal to one fourth of a whole. [9 definitions]
quarterback the football player who calls the plays and handles the ball in most plays.
quarterly happening or appearing four times a year, often once every three months. [2 definitions]
quarterstaff a long, strong, wooden pole with an iron tip, used in the past as a weapon.
quartet four musicians or singers who perform together as a group. [3 definitions]
quartz a common, hard mineral that is usually found as glasslike crystals.
quasar a heavenly object that is similar to a star. Quasars are far away from the earth and send out powerful radio waves.
quay a pier, wharf, or other landing place for loading and unloading boats or ships.
queasy feeling sick to one's stomach. [2 definitions]
Quebec a province in eastern Canada on the U.S. border between New Brunswick and Ontario. Its capital is Quebec City.
queen a female ruler of a country who is not elected but whose mother, father, or relative was the ruler before her. [4 definitions]
queer strange, unusual, or not expected; odd; peculiar.
quench to satisfy. [2 definitions]
query a question. [3 definitions]
quest a search or pursuit. [2 definitions]