Vocabulary (Q)

1 quackery n. Charlatanry
2 quadrate v. To divide into quarters
3 quadruple v. To multiply by four
4 qualification n. A requisite for an employment, position, right, or privilege
5 qualify v. To endow or furnish with requisite ability, character, knowledge, skill, or possessions
6 qualm n. A fit of nausea
7 quandary n. A puzzling predicament
8 quantity n. Magnitude
9 quarantine n. The enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease
10 quarrelsome adj. Irascible
11 quarter n. One of four equal parts into which anything is or may be divided
12 quarterly adj. Occurring or made at intervals of three months
13 quartet n. A composition for four voices or four instruments
14 quarto n. An eight-page newspaper of any size
15 quay n. A wharf or artificial landing-place on the shore of a harbor or projecting into it
16 querulous adj. Habitually complaining
17 query v. To make inquiry
18 queue n. A file of persons waiting in order of their arrival, as for admittance
19 quibble n. An utterly trivial distinction or objection
20 quiescence n. Quiet
21 quiescent adj. Being in a state of repose or inaction
22 quiet adj. Making no noise
23 quietus n. A silencing, suppressing, or ending
24 quintessence n. The most essential part of anything
25 quintet n. Musical composition arranged for five voices or instruments
26 quite adv. Fully
27 Quixotic adj. Chivalrous or romantic to a ridiculous or extravagant degree