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:


A novation of the sailors' contract is needed to exempt those who stay on the deck to help the ship get through storms; the current contract requires the crew to head to the bunks to take care of any broner that arises in the turbid rush of activities during storms, and violations currently lead to ostracization. (by QuaQua)


Suffering broner fatigue, and willing to risk ostracization by his hyper-masculine buddies, Eric implemented a novation to their tacit rules of conduct and refused to compete in matters of strength or virility, leading his turbid bros to ask "WTF?!?" (by Rudi)
The Quandary for Sunday, October 18, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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