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:


When I stepped inside the closet, an old sweater, falling from an upper shelf, struck me like spindrift in a gale, its russet hue reminding me of fall leaves, and of the fall of my innocence: I had worn this sweater on that fateful night when I beded the rules in my esurience for this mansion that's now mine. (by Rudi)


With his sleaze, esurience and ego-stoking, I'd still bed the rules, but for his teeth, russet from smoking, and the spindrift, from his drools. (by Kannan)


"Why am I so hungry?" Harriet muttered, striding through spindrift toward the galley to stake her esurient claim on the largest cut of russet roast lamb; little did she know that she was eating for two -- her strategy of bedding the rules to win the post of first mate would bring forth more than the captain's favor. (by Beth)


The missus has put a clamp on my diet, but it's been a hard day sailing (spindrift puts hunger in a man!) and I'm still esurient after steak and russet potatoes: I'll have to resort to bedding the rules. (by Rudi)
The Quandary for Tuesday, October 06, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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