We need quiet in order to concentrate.

The manager quit yesterday.

This is quite an improvement.

quotation/quote: A noun referring to a verbatim use of words, versus the verb to repeat (also used informally as an abbreviated form of quotation). The quotation was used to make the point.

Please don’t quote me.

The quote came from an old book. [informal]

raise/rise: To uplift or increase, versus to go up.

We were all given a raise.

Don’t raise our expectations.

The elevator began to rise.

I hope to rise in the organization.

real/really: Adjective, versus adverb.

The real reasons are unknown to us.

We are really going to get approval this time.

register/registrar/registry: A record, versus an officer in charge of keeping records, versus the place ...

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