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quite, quiet, quit

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These words would probably never be confused if not for their similar spellings. Their meanings are not similar at all.

Quite means “to an extreme or intense degree.”

Quiet is the lack of noise.

Quit means "to stop or cease an activity."

Example: The band was quite loud, and everyone was much happier after the conductor quit and the room went quiet.

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