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:


Unfortunately, the exigent director insisted that Aeschylus shed his buskins after being accused by that flibbertigibbet Aristophanes of desecrating the chapel. (by NonnaBarbara)


Our conference room has become a chapel for flibbertigibbets who don't understand that by ignoring the exigencies of business and gabbing about inconsequentialities, they are taking stars' roles in the buskin of our company's demise. (by Rudi)


Sitting alone in the chapel that the players used to rehearse, Metrophanes wondered aloud, "Hmm... the buskins or the embades...?" though the exigent question of his footwear would have to wait until that flibbertigibbet, Euripedes, stopped nattering on long enough to decide whether the next show would be a comedy or a tragedy. (by luigi)


That movie must have been a real buskin-buster for the actors, who slogged up hill and down dale for weeks in the blazing sun, in thrall to the demanding director and the exigencies of the unforgiving terrain; they could often be found in the evenings at the hotel bar, a sort of chapel for the overworked and demoralized, where they could forget their troubles amongst the delightful flocks of giggling flibbertigibbets. (by cusheamus)


Frank was thoroughly pissed at his flibbertigibbet of an agent who had stupidly booked him into the Little Chapel Over Hill in West Bumbelhook , Alabama, instead of the Over the Hill Fans of Horror in East Bumbelhook, and now, as he struggled to stay ahead of the these irate “Villagers”, as they called themselves, in the heat of such dire and exigent circumstances he could get no bars on his cell phone nor could he free himself from the plodding stride of his tightly laced buskin and it was eminently clear he needed new representation. (by gumo420)


Awaiting impatiently Ronald's wonted matutinal visitation to the chapel of St. Laura de Nazianzi, the young cardinal might be discovered behind the arras, smoothing lasciviously his gold-embroidered silken buskins, painfully (and breathlessly - the flibbertigibbet!) cognizant of the exigency of satisfying to repletion the author's scandalous eccentricities. (by Bud Myte)
The Quandary for Wednesday, January 06, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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