Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:


The Silken Saucepan is so compelling that even if some eldritch power bowdlerized its dialog and replaced its lead actor with a strutting popinjay, it would still be easily the most impactful film of the year. (by Eli)


Kurt is a popinjay of an editor, constantly bowdlerizing the work of authors, stripping them of the exotic and eldritch, then bragging to his bosses that his efforts have been impactful. (by Rudi)
The Quandary for Wednesday, September 23, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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