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:


When the evangelist approached an undistinguished suburban household, intending to share the good news about Jesus' thousand year return to earth, he did not know that the chef inside was busy expanding his embonpoint in a sequence of experiments with the most malleable of pepper recipes (reaching heights of ecstasy that would have traumatized an acrophobe), and this poor missionary was flummoxed by the sign on the front door: "DO NOT INTERRUPT! CHILIASM IN PROGRESS!" (by Rudi)


"Now start flapping, lad," shouted Daedalus, launching the fat little fellow, whose burgeoning comprehension involuntarily flew to embrace the concept of acrophobia; "them wings are chiliastic, should last you years and years and years and . . . " he waxed confidently and ever more faintly; but Icarus awarded him minus points for quality-control as, proximately sun-kissed, he began to moult heavily, plummeting to earth while, en passant, execrating both his dad's elevated hubris and his own imminently malleable embonpoint. (by Bud Myte)


Were it not for his acrophobia James would have followed his fellow chiliasts to that mountain top to await the blessed return but his fear, and his expanding embonpoint, out weighed his faith and created a more malleable spirituality better adapted to the gourmand than the ascetic. (by gumo420)
The Quandary for Friday, December 25, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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