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 tabloid publisher placed an embargo on its meticulously researched retrospective of the decennium's celebrity gossip, not wanting stores to sell this eagerly anticipated hardcover before New Year's Eve, despite the contumelious objections of junkies, who demanded early access to previously unreleased snapshots of hungover stars stumbling through their morning constitutionals. (by Rudi)


After several decennium of devoted service Flagelmeyer proved constitutionally incapable of accepting such a contumelious dismissal and set an armed embargo on the offices of Dewy, Cheatum and Howe much to the repressed joy of his former co-workers. (by gumo420)


"Would you believe it, all I said was (as I've been saying every day this last decennium) 'Let's go out for our postprandial peregrination, my dear' - but, blow me, she goes and places an immediate embargo on 'any more of your stupid, bloody words' and storms out on her own for a companionless constitutional - which, if you ask me, is pretty damn contumelious behaviour, up with which I shall not put!" (by Bud Myte)


As I was returning from the market, I met the formidable Mr. Kane (out for his post-prandial constitutional), who was inspired by the commencement of the decennial census to make contumelious remarks about Latvian immigrants, on whom he felt there should be a total embargo. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Saturday, January 02, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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