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QUAINT, adj. fine, delicate
QUALIFY, v. t. to moderate
QUALIFIED, adj. excellent, well composed
QUALITY, sub. profession
QUANTITY, sub. value
QUARREL [O. Ed. QUARRY], sub. cause
QUARRELOUS, adj. quarrelsome
QUARRY, sub. heap of slaughtered game [Fr.
curée]
QUARTERED, pt. p. slaughtered
QUAT, sub. a pimple
QUATCH-BUTTOGK, adj. squat or flat buttock
QUEASY, [adj. disgusted; ticklish, difficult; fastidious
QUELL, sub. a murder
QUERN, sub. a handmill
QUESTANT, sub. aspirant
QUESTION, sub. conversation; v. t. to talk, converse
QUESTIONABLE, adj. inviting converse
QUESTRIST, sub. searcher
QUESTS, sub. inquiries
QUICK, adj. alive, go fresh; pregnant
QUIDDITY, sub. subtlety
QUIETUS, sub. settlement of an account
QUILLETS, sub. cavilling, chicanery
QUILL, IN THE, altogether, or else in form and order;
perhaps=in writing
QUINTAIN, sub. a figure set up for tilting at
QUIP, sub. piece of repartee
QUIRK, sub. a sudden turn, an evasion; a shallow
conceit
QUIVER, adj. nimble
QUOIF, sub. a cap
QUOIT, v. t. to throw
QUOTE, v. t. to note, to examine
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