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quarterly

/ˈkwɔrtərli/ (adj)

Happens 4 times a year.

Example:

My office is having the quarterly meeting on Thursday.

quickie

/ˈkwɪki/ (adj informal)

Done fast or in a short time.

Example:

Alice got a quickie divorce. It only took four months.

quibble

/ˈkwɪbəl/ (v)

Argue about something that is not important.

Example:

My children always quibble about television programs.

quit

/kwɪt/ (v)

To stop doing something.

Example:

Ed didn’t like his manager, so he quit his job.

quadriplegic

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A person who cannot move their body.

Examples:

Angus became a quadriplegic after a swimming accident.

Quadriplegics require a wheeelchair to move around.

quandary

Quandary

Confusion about a difficult situation.

Examples:

I am in a quandary about which job to take.

Life is full of quandries! We have to make so many decisions!

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