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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Alas, his brief ambilevous flirtation with harmless satire, a coquetry with rhetoric so dangerous in electronic media to even the most Panglossian rendering, effectively affranchised him of credibility, a position unfamiliar to one of such a sterling reputation. (by tree)


If this is indeed the best of all possible worlds, as my date announced in her Panglossian champagne toast, then why did her coquetry, which would have been skillfully subtle in a preferable reality, instead manifest as scratching, poking, and pinching so ambilevous that I had no choice but to affranchise myself after our first dance? (by Rudi)


Maladroit Miss Lang's ambilevous habit of dropping priceless artifacts, not to mention a girlish coquettishness hideous in a woman of sixty (especially one with mesmerizingly crooked, brownish teeth) caused the Archaeology Department to affranchise her in order that she might be able to pursue a career more suited to her temperament, although what that might be was something not even the most Panglossian of her colleagues could imagine. (by cusheamus)


When first indentured to the abusive smithy Belmont’s Panglossian life view was barely shaken for he was so swiftly affranchised by his ambilevous limitations that this was yet another example of this being the best of all possible worlds; but when he fell beneath the spell of the local slatterns coquetry and was unable to pay, it was her “manager” that convinced him that there were significant flaws in his philosophy. (by gumo420)
The Quandary for Thursday, February 11, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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