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:

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Have you contemplated the draconian measure of withholding the definitions from your logophiles, whether or not they are pescatarians, or do you think that such a tenebrous prospect would drive them to have morbid thoughts and feelings about your website? (by NonnaBarbara)

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Twas brillig and a tenebrous foreshadowing moon wove a morbid tove over the ocean; the pescatarian scouring the crests for a meal, competing with the night pelicans' Draconian peckings, left barely enough for even a who-mouse.... (by jglass01)

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In her seagoing days, morbid and tenebrous dreams -- which she believed were brought on by too much salt-preserved meat -- led Harriet to become a pescatarian, but when she returned to land she couldn't tolerate the draconian restrictions of that diet, so she resumed her old omnivorous ways. (by beth)

1

Living with the draconian restrictions of veganism, I developed a morbid fascination with the local butcher shop (tracking its sales and specials, befriending its staff), until one Sunday I attended a requiem mass, its tenebrous lament for the dead inspiring me to count my purism among them, and from then on I have embraced the compromise of being a pescatarian. (by Rudi)
The Quandary for Friday, October 30, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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