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qu and squ words (edit)

The /kw/ sound is usually spelled with the letters qu. In English spelling the letter q is almost always followed by u.

quick
Do you have time for a quick chat?
quite
It's quite a long way to walk.
quiet
It was very quiet in the church.
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
The medicine comes in liquid or tablet form.
request
I hope you won't refuse my request.
require
Playing in a team requires commitment.
equal
One plus one equals two. *
equipment
All my camping equipment is in my backpack.
earthquake
The earthquake made the ground shake.
inquisitive
The inquisitive kitten was full of curiosity. *

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