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 Lentigirati was a secretive group of lentiginous math geeks who devoted their free time to figuring out the patterns in their freckles, but they were popular maugre that because, at their pizza and wine klatches, they'd launch into colorful, if maundering, accounts of the latest reality TV shows, which was actually them presenting their latest freckle pattern related thoughts to each other, in code that only they could decipher. (by aslam)


A klatch of clairvoyants convened every evening, aiming to augur augustly; while Clara kvetched about her lentiginous skin, and Rose-Maude maundered in pitch-pointless Palinese, it was Svelda, who, mauger her own meager gifts, saw Clara and Rose-Maude become sightless. (by Bovinity)


The lentiginous Amber prayed every day to be rid of her freckles, maugre assiduous use of skin clarifying lotions they remained and Amber stayed in her room maundering to herself and refusing all invitations to attend klatches of the young, witty, and freckle-free. (by Mouse)


Tony was quite subdued at the post-Halloween klatch, certainly not his maundering self; perhaps he was embarrassed that he was still so lentiginous, maugre his efforts to remove the lentils he had glued to his skin as a costume the night before. (by Rudi)


In Lady Troudeau's klatches, whether you were lentiginous or clear-skinned mattered little; it was your ability to sustain a focused conversation (maugre the itch to maunder) that mattered most. (by QuaQua)
The Quandary for Thursday, November 05, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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