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:


Brought together by their dipsomania, my uncle and my dad would speak all night of colluding on altruistic work that they would soon undertake, though the lack of veracity of such statements was obvious to us from knowing that they only got together to drink. (by QuaQua)


Don't worry, m'am; I know an altruistic organization that will collude with the office of the public defender to challenge the veracity of these accusations of dipsomania. (by mediaprophet)


Please trust my veracity when I say I'm a diposmaniac for altruistic purposes alone: it's better for everyone that I collude with the bottle than with the scoundrels who drove me to it. (by Rudi)


Unwilling to collude in the portrayal of his dipsomaniac uncle as an entertaining 'bon viveur', he insisted - as always on Boxing Day - upon unbridled veracity, lambasting him as a repellent old soak, and decreeing the imposition of 'cold turkey for everyone!' to be the droll epitome of festive altruism. (by Bud Myte)


I knew that his natural veracity needed a more mendacious bent were it to serve me as I intended; and so played upon his dipsomaniacal tendency and, in collusion with the well paid brothel keeper, altruistically rescued and protected him from the consequences of the unfortunate slatterns death and made him my bitch forever. (by gumo420)


Although he was kind and truthful when sober, Mr. Robbins' altruism vanished along with his veracity in the throes of dipsomania, receding further with each martini until by the fourth or fifth he was colluding with slanderous enthusiasm in the destruction of his marriage, his friendships, and his reputation. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Tuesday, December 22, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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