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:

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The moment of truth came during my defenestration through the new and pricey stormproof windows we'd just put in, as I was still making my descent, still hopeful, still naïve, and not yet landed on the hummock of my worldly possessions below: only then, as I was in midair, did I finally understand that my wife (apparently unmoved by the bread and circuses I offered as a diversion from our marital discord) was excluding me from her nidification plans. (by Rudi)

3

If your wife's obsessively house-proud nidification begins to pall, begins to vex, begins indeed to rankle, then here is the perfect panacea: nimbly defenestrate yourself while she is engrossed in plumping up the cushions, sneak off to the park, discover a verdant hummock generously bathed in municipal lambency - an easeful knoll on which to loll - and all with be hunky-dory, blissfully copacetic, and bread and circuses ever after, believe you me. (by Et Seqq)

2

Looking forward to the arrival of their first child, the Robbins set about nidifying the apartment above the store, which required converting Granny's old room into a nursery, which in turn required finding somewhere to dispose of the untidy hummocks of winter clothes and decades-old news magazines, a task accomplished in the short term by a series of exuberant defenestrations, not an uncommon tactic in their cramped neighborhood where the throwing of unwanted things out of windows (whether yesterday's newspaper, today's potato peelings, or - on occasion - other people) served very well as the sort of bread-and-circuses entertainment that distracts the disenfranchised from their troubles. (by cusheamus)

1

She was a delicate and birdlike creature, given to avoiding problems with her version of bread and circuses that occasionally created more problems than it solved, so I was quite pleased when she asked that I build a house on the hummock above the Everglades and she immediately set about its nidification; but I was distressed beyond measure when she began to defenestrate the children to teach them to fly. (by gumo420)
The Quandary for Wednesday, March 24, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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