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Quack

charlatan; impostor

Usage

Why do intelligent people find quack remedies so appealing?

quack
Mnemonic

Quack always quack like a duck

Quadruped

four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped

Usage

An elephant is a quadruped.

quadruped

Quaff

drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment); CF. sip

Usage

We spent the whole evening quaffing beer.

quaff
Mnemonic

Cough syrup When you have cough then you Quaff cough syrup

Quagmire

bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself

Usage

The fall in the stock market pushed him into a quagmire of financial indebtedness.

quagmire
Mnemonic

Tyre in Quagmire. Its very difficult to get out of this quagmire.

Quail

cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart

Usage

The little boy quailed at the teacher's angry voice.

quail
Mnemonic

Fail If you fail in exam, you loose your heart and quail before your dad.

Quaint

odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque

Usage

When visiting countryside one can see a number of quaint old houses.

Qualified

limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify

Qualify

reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated

Qualms

uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.

Usage

I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Jacob.

qualms
Mnemonic

Alms Qualms about the alms.

Quandary

dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.

Usage

She is in a quandary about whether to go.

quandary
Mnemonic

Laundry Quandary about the Laundry.

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