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quilt, n. coverlet, bedquilt, counterpane.

quip, n. gibe, taunt, quirk.

quip, v. gibe, taunt.

quirk, n. evasion, subterfuge, shift;, quibble, prevarication, equivocation; retort, quip, gibe.

quirky, adv. tricky, disingenuous, deceitful.

quit, v. cease, stop, desist, discontinue, forbear, break off; abandon, leave, forsake, evacuate, surrender, resign; absolve, acquit. Antonyms: continue, persist, stay.

quitch grass. crouch grass, quack grass.

quiver, v. tremble, shake, shudder, quake.

quivering, a. trimbling, tremulous, shuddering, shaking.

quixotic, a. Utopian, impracticable, chimerical fanciful.

quiz, v. puzzle, banter, chaff; question.

quiz, n. puzzle, conundrum, poser; examination.

quod, n. (Slang) quadrangle, court.

quoit, n. discus.

quondam, a. former, sometime, old-time.

quota, n. portion, share, allotment, apportionment.

quotation, n. citation, excerpt.

quotation marks. guillemets.

quote, v. cite, repeat, paraphrase, excerpt.