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

When he apricates, in dishabille, outside the beach condo, and has the hottest Mexican hot-sauce in bravado, he thinks it makes me jealous, but I think it's just frivolous and, about nothing, it's much ado. (by QuaQua)

5

Dr. Coverman found Sunny to be an exceedingly difficult case: the patient arrives at his first appointment in dishabille (solar-themed tattoos showing through diaphanous apparel), introduces himself as a nudist heliolatrist, yawns through the dermatologist's admonitions about UV radiation, and proceeds to apricate all weekend (wearing only SPF 5 sunblock, mere frivolity!), leaving him orange as an apricot, but no less full of sunbathing, cancer-taunting bravado. (by Rudi)

4

Should I apricate, en dishabille, My frivolous bask would reveal That bravado had led To an ankle-to-head Tattoo of limp watches (surreal). (by Janet McConnaughey)

3

The joyous aprication of the Cancun sun was utterly destroyed by the drunken bravado and frivolous dishabille of the “Hot to Trot Senior Swingles" (whatever the hell that may be) convention that had taken over the hotel and roamed the beach like leathery wrinkled iguanas. (by gumo420)

2

Lord Ramsbottom swaggered drunkenly through the orchard in a state of post-fornicatory deshabille, brandishing a pair of pistols and bellowing semi-coherent and profane challenges to the posse of gardeners and gamekeepers cautiously approaching from the direction of the palace, not intimidated by his bravado, which was tediously familiar, or by his pistols, which were probably not loaded, but only concerned for the young trees, apricating innocently in the early morning sunlight and for the delicate sensibilities of Lord Ramsbottom's two little sisters, gamboling and frivoling nearby under the old pear tree. (by cusheamus)

1

'Such a frivolous little skivvy,' sniffed Lady Butterclutch as Emeline floated gracefully through the room, apricating under the gaze of her assembled beaus, attired in a disingenuously wrought dishabille that, she so earnestly prayed, might arouse some show of carnal bravado from these indolent, pavonine simpletons. (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Sunday, April 11, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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