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:


The ‘Gent’ was just a phony that saw himself as high toned because, instead of just sayin’ set the mark up, he’d say crap like ‘obnubilate’ the scam, which set the entire crew giggling like third graders cause it sounded kind a dirty, but his fancy finagling came to an abrupt end when a less than classy mark laid a beat-down quietus on his ass that taught us all the meaning of know your limitations. (by gumo420)


I began to think the chef's loudly advertised credentials were phony when my dish arrived: a piece of trout that must have met its quietus in the Paleolithic era, its age and substance now obnubilated by some generic opaque sauce, finagled together from stale flour and too much cream. (by Rudi)


Sean Finagle (the token Irish-American at the Philadelphia law firm of Cheet, Swyndal, Kraphti, DeSaete & Finagle) was happily engaged in altering cash register receipts and forging signatures on phony leases when Mr. Frodd, the firm's newest associate, entered the office without even knocking and, his usually blank countenance obnubilated by anxiety, choked out the news that Mr. Cheet had just met his quietus at the bottom of the #4 elevator shaft and Mr.Finagle was wanted immediately at an emergency meeting of the remaining partners. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Friday, February 12, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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