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:


Thinking he'd been turned down for the starring role in a movie based on his own life, Larry set out to refurbish his frangible ego, but the director and producer were still at loggerheads, holding his application sub judice while they debated: can Larry the actor convincingly portray the person? (by Rudi)


They stood at yet another infrangible loggerhead over weather the house was to be refurbished or sold as is; and I marveled at the thought of how easy it was to extract five hundred dollars an hour from the avaricious and antagonistic as a divorce attorney in Los Angeles; while I cringed, ever so briefly, at my own cupidity on setting this absurdity sub judice. (by gumo420)


The matter of my quarrel with Mr. Brown (with whom I am at loggerheads largely because he declined to pay any rent during the final six months of his tenancy of the carriage house) has been sub judice for several years, putting considerable additional strain on my already frangible finances and necessitating postponement of the longed-for refurbishment of the columbary. (by cusheamus)


While the case regarding the division of our dad's house between my brother and me was held sub judice, as we were at loggerheads about who should refurbish the frangible roof, meanwhile disregarding our grieving mother, our dad's out-of-wedlock son appeared, said he was taking the best thing that ever belonged to our dad, and walked out with our mother. (by QuaQua)


"No matter, Watson," aspirated Holmes with asperity, conveying to me his bespawled ski goggles for instant refurbishment,"that the Case of the Interdigitated Virgins languishes sub judice, for I now fathom that this very dunderhead Schlomo - funicular guy and failed funambulist - was none other than that aforementioned rapacious abductor of those frangible ornaments of womanhood - and that the evil swine Moriarty, with whom I shall ever remain at loggerheads, is therefore still at large, wreaking havoc, and that most heinously; but hold - I surcease - my noetic prescience sees him now, rappelling down a cliff tramontane . . . we must not disdain to traverse the karst and apprehend him before he subjects those maidens to a veritably labyrinthine game of strip conquian - or is my inane if sedulous obscurantism quite beyond you, dear fellow? . . . [lacuna] . . . soothe with liniment the lineaments of my pallid brow, there's a good chap, that would be altogether apposite, don't you know?" (by Bud Myte)
The Quandary for Sunday, January 24, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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