The /kw/ sound is usually spelled with the letters qu. In English spelling the letter q is almost always follwed by u.
|quick||The artist was bored so she drew a quick doodle.|
|quite||He's quite good-looking.|
|quiet||If the baby is asleep there is peace and quiet.|
|quilt||The quilt is filled with feathers from the eider duck.|
|query||I sent my query by email.|
|question||He was reluctant to answer my question.|
|squid||A squid has eight arms.|
|square||There is a fountain in the market square.|
|liquid||Evaporation is a type of vaporisation of a liquid that occurs only on the surface of a liquid. *|
|request||I hope you won't refuse my request.|
|conquest||The small country was his last conquest.|
|require||Playing in a team requires commitment.|
|equal||Make sure you get an equal share.|
|equator||Latitude is how far North or South a place is from the Equator. *|
|equipment||A machine operator installed the equipment. *|
|inquiry||There will be an inquiry into the plane crash.|
|aquarium||There were many exotic fish in the aquarium.|
|earthquake||The earthquake made the ground shake.|
|inquisitive||An inquisitive child asks many questions.|
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