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:


I feel that neither placating interdigitation nor disgusting bespawlment of the lout would provide as much countervailing satisfaction as a heinously intended, and savagely thrust, knee to his genitalia. (by gumo420)


If the heinous bespawling of our shared environment is to be countervailed, world leaders that have so far avoided shaking hands must now interdigitate. (by Rudi)


Kevin's heinous treatment of his employees, in no way countervailed by his generally dishonest business practices, is the sort of thing that makes me regret being too well brought up to punch him and spit on him when we meet; considerable effort is required to keep my hands tightly interdigitated and my mouth shut to prevent myself forcibly rearranging his face and then bespawling his sneakers. (by cusheamus)


"Just as I thought, Watson," cried Holmes, recoiling from the kerb as I surveyed my greatcoat bespawled with slush thrown up by a careening hansom; "I deduce that the accursèd wretch speeding that lethal conveyance is none other than my old arch-enemy Professor Moriarty, and that the unfortunate virgins within, locked in terror-stricken interdigitation, face inevitable ruin should we not forestall his heinous abduction by countervailing it post-haste! – but how, Watson? . . . my syringe, old boy - a quick fix should serve to stimulate the cerebrum.” (by Bud Myte)
The Quandary for Saturday, January 16, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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