Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

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Juddering and creaking, the old car jounced along the rutted and tortuous road through the mountains to Sheep Dip, carrying eight tightly-packed celebrants to the decennium of St. Lactantius Firmianus Roman Catholic Church, now a pious gloze over the ruins of the Sheep Dip Bar and Grill that Billy Kimball burned down for the insurance money twelve years ago. (by cusheamus)


The politician's ghostwritten autobiography judders along a tortuous route from past to present, swinging sharply, almost spasmodically, to rendezvous with its main character at moments of accomplishment, while glozing over a decennium of malfeasance. (by Rudi)


It isn’t actually dance as much as arhythmic juddering not easily glozed by even the most articulate and diplomatic of friends and still, after a decennium of affectionate association, Elaine’s public displays of her tortuous gyrations are a source of profound embarrassment to us all. (by gumo420)


For a blind date he knew that it had gone really rather well: during the main course he had felt impelled to comment upon only three of her more obvious imperfections, subtly glozing over the rest; and when conversation juddered to an eventual halt over coffee he attributed this to her tortuous and irrational manoeuverings to change the subject from gynaecology; so that, when on parting she proposed a decennial recess before their next assignation, he remained ever the stoic optimist. (by Bud Myte)
The Quandary for Sunday, January 03, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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