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Rule "quite / quiet"

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Description: quite / quiet
Message: Did you mean the adjective quiet? 'quiet' means 'silent', 'quite' mean 'very' or 'to a moderate extent'.
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/quite
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • A very quite noise.
    Correction suggestion: quiet
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He's a quite humble man in spite of all he's achieved.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: QUIET_QUITE [4]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-28 22:33:06 +0200)