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:


While young Junuh was struggling to find his mojo, embarrased by the spilth of his balls everywhere except in the hole, along came Bagger who cathected with Junuh the whole time, with didactic statements like "The rhythm of this game is the rhythm of life", and "You can't make the ball go anywhere, you got to let it", so with a quisling like Bagger, every time Junuh swung, his ball found the hole, and the prize was bagged. (by QuaQua)


As Dr. Frauss continued his didactic analysis of Mr. Loma's paranoia, citing various dry passages from the DSM-IV, the patient rose from the couch and accused his shrink of being a quisling, whose only aim was to collect sensitive psycho-spilth and convey it to Mrs. Loma, a woman the shrink had secretly cathected. (by Rudi)


After Bea said "Don't cry over a spilth of milk", Ned cathected briefly, pondering whether to play the quisling Benedict Arnold and insult her doubly didactic advice, or to lisp right back at her: "I do practith what you doth preach." (by chimchim)


To understand the quisling Ataman’s treachery one must examine the intensity of his cathexis, his natural pontificating didacticism and the vile seduction, by that gutter spilth from Brooklyn, that exacerbated the dark confluence of social events that led him to become a Yankees fan after a lifetime spent in the glory of Fenway Park. (by gumo420)


'Now then, as senior office didact, I've been nominated to remind you - Smithers isn't it? - that walls have ears, Smithers, walls have ears; so mum's the word about the sea of spilth behind the coffee-machine, or our quisling internee will again be snitching on us to him above, and we don't want him above cathecting us with his outré mop and bucket initiatives, now do we?' (by Et Seqq)


This miserable quisling, whose negative feelings towards her father were cathected to the upper management of the armaments firm she betrayed, was in other respects a mild, inoffensive woman, precise and didactic in her business practices and fussily sensitive to spilth of any kind except, of course, the river of ugly secrets flowing from her office to the firm's competitors in foreign countries. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Monday, April 26, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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