Words whose third letter is Q

Acquisitiveness(n.) The faculty to which the phrenologists attribute the desire of acquiring and possessing.

Coquette(n.) A tropical humming bird of the genus Lophornis, with very elegant neck plumes. Several species are known. See Illustration under Spangle, v. t.

Coquimbite(n.) A mineral consisting principally of sulphate of iron; white copperas; -- so called because found in the province of Coquimbo, Chili.

Inquiry(n.) Search for truth, information, or knoledge; examination into facts or principles; research; invextigation; as, physical inquiries.

Sequela(n.) A morbid phenomenon left as the result of a disease; a disease resulting from another.

Sequence(n.) Any succession of chords (or harmonic phrase) rising or falling by the regular diatonic degrees in the same scale; a succession of similar harmonic steps.

Sequence(n.) A melodic phrase or passage successively repeated one tone higher; a rosalia.

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