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:


Alongside our frenetic attempts to reverse deregulation that now seems anachronistic, we have subserved those organizations that are too big to fail, and obfuscated forever the concept of accountability. (by QuaQua)


The ladies' frenetic attempts to obfuscate the truth by quick-witted white lies were subservient to the anachronism that was their habit of submission to and delegation of responsibility to their husbands. (by luz898)


Bartholomew's frenetic movement across the deck of the cruise ship subserved only momentarily the obfuscation of the anachronism that was his one-piece bathing suit--a gift from his new fiancee--and soon the inevitable pointing and mocking began. (by luigi)


The racetrack to the future subserves only the doom of its frenetic runners, leading them to an obfuscated finish line inside the tomb of anachronism. (by Rudi)


Frenetically, and bitter with the awareness that he had become an anachronism, Joe polished the lens of the Hunter's Point light for the last time, simply not comprehending how obfuscating the Point could subserve the greater goal of safe coastal navigation. (by Sensil)


Frenetic change subserves the aims of those who would obfuscate our founding principles and dismiss them as anachronisms. (by Gjones)


He made me yearn to be somewhere populated by a crowd of shiny robots, darting around in frenetic pursuit of innocent and obvious ends, instead of in the company of this solitary, cringing, subservient, shuffling old anachronism, with his mumbled obfuscations on the subject of mealtimes and the cook's inconvenient absences. (by cusheamus)


The frenetic pace of a particularly heinous group of contemporary television commentators is designed to obfuscate and subserve an odious, and clearly anachronistic, level of sophistry not seen so openly and actively practiced since the prewar ranting of Adolph Hitler. (by gumo420)


As was hierarchically promulgated whilom: Desist ye not, like, from quotidian subservience to coeval hominoids of rabid persuasion, howsoever frenetic be their mien; but mind that ye abide anachronistic obfuscation until the bovines are re-domiciled, innit. (by Bud Myte)


After his nomination for vice-president, Joe Biden, in the midst of a frenetic campaign, told Katie Couric, "When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed", an anachronism which only subserved the media's obfuscation of his candidacy. (by QueenQuilter)
The Quandary for Thursday, November 19, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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