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:

4

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)

3

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)

2

"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)

1

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.

Since September 2009, word lovers have offered 7147 sentences — each one a surprise — to QQ's unique and growing library. Explore other Quandaries through our word list or the calendar below. View yesterday's QQ resolutions or pick a day at random.

Definitions:

We don't archive definitions. You can find the definitions on their respective sites by following the links above.

Quadrivial Quandary (QQ) is owned and operated by Rudi Seitz.
Sentences submitted to QQ are the property of their authors. See our page on Copyright Information for details.
Dictionary definitions are the property of their respective sources, presented here via public RSS feeds or otherwise with permission.
All other material is copyright 2015 by Rudi Seitz, all rights reserved.
Use of this site is governed by our terms of service.
Contact: rudi at quadrivialquandary dot com.