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queue a line, usually of people, waiting for something. People often get into a queue to buy something or to enter something like a theater or a bus.
quick done very soon or without delay. [5 definitions]
quickly in a short time; rapidly.
quicksand a deep, wet, mixture of sand and water. Quicksand pulls down and swallows up a person or thing that stands on it.
quiet making no sound or noise. [8 definitions]
quietly with little or no sound.
quill a large, stiff feather. [3 definitions]
quilt a bed covering made of two layers of material that are filled with feathers, wool, cotton, or other soft materials. The layers are stitched together so that the stitches make patterns on the cloth. [3 definitions]
quintuplet one of five children or animals born to a mother at a single birth.
quit to stop; give up; refuse to take further part in. [3 definitions]
quite to the greatest degree; completely; entirely. [3 definitions]
quite a few a rather large number of people or things.
quiver1 to shake with very small, quick movements. [2 definitions]
quiver2 a case designed to hold and transport arrows, often strapped to the back or waist.
quiz to question in order to test knowledge. [3 definitions]
quota the part or share of something that is due to a person or group. [2 definitions]
quotation the act of quoting. [2 definitions]
quotation mark either of a pair of punctuation marks (" "). Quotation marks are used at the beginning and end of a quotation.
quote to repeat a passage or information from. [2 definitions]
quotient the number that is obtained by dividing one number into another.
r the eighteenth letter of the English alphabet.