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:

6

Oscar's penchant for historical calligraphy led him to copy the Declaration of Independence by hand, and he developed such proficiency in the Round Hand style that he could pass as a coeval of its original practitioners, but when he could not find work drafting seditious documents for modern-day Revolution reenactors, he turned to wedding invitations. (by Rudi)

5

One would have thought that his aureate roundhand and his penchant for seditious revolutionary prose would have elevated him to the status of his coevals, Washington and Jefferson, but as a result of a prank gone awry and an embarrassing case of narcolepsy poor Lester Flatbush would have to settle for being remembered simply as an avenue in Queens. (by gumo420)

4

There arises in the cerebral cortex seditious neuronal activity brought about by a penchant for rapid scribbling in the wee hours of the morning, rather than what might be induced by a more thoughtful use of roundhand -an evolutionary tendency coeval with humanity's long and difficult slog towards an affinity for accuracy, as exemplified by humiliating spelling errors. (by tree)

3

Coeval with the development of Herbert's penchant for the Rotring 1.1 ArtPen was his fascination with the segmental script of Arabic (an exciting departure from the bland American English roundhand of his youth) and the combination of the two - new pen and new alphabet - eventually stirred in him, now known as Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki, a great and increasingly seditious love of all things Middle Eastern. (by cusheamus)

2

A penchant for seditious machinations has been coeval with humanities evolutionary history, far surpassing even the interval between the use of crude glyphs and modern roundhand. (by tree)

1

Old Ma Jotter's manifest penchant for sedition was at last formally certificated upon her being discovered covertly distributing free ballpoint pens among her septuagenarian coevals in Mr. Smudge's engrossing roundhand and copperplate calligraphy circle. (by Bud Myte)
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