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Quiet, Quit, and Quite

Commonly Confused Words

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Quiet means "silence." Quit means "to leave." Quite means "very" or "actually."

Examples:

I was quite tired and wanted a quiet place to nap. I asked the boys to quit playing games.

Practice:

(a) Henry needed peace and _____.

(b) He _____ his job and moved to the woods.

(c) Now he is _____ content.

Answers to Practice Exercises

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