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:


DeVoss-floss was the deeply conflicted Guru of hyper-pop, raxing out copies of ultra-violent video games, asseverating the jnana of Grand Theft Auto and Twitter while he himself repined the lost days of Chinese checkers and radio. (by gumo420)


Kyle rose promptly at 5AM, raxed, and made his way to the meditation hall, asseverating that he would stay true to the Five Precepts, but after a few minutes in the lotus position he began to repine over everything he had left behind, including three lovers and four favorite single-malt varieties, in his new quest for jnana. (by Rudi)


As Sam raxed in bed, with no one to his side, he was overcome by lonely jnana: with a dern sigh, repining over his lovely Brittany, whom he now regretted leaving, he asseverated his longing for a partner, “Too often loneliness has been my lover.” (by Blackbird)


Melancholy guru, do not repine for your lost youth . . . for see, there he arises, raxing lissomly the sleep away, asseverating his faith in your questionable wisdom, ever raxing out for the tantalising self-awareness of jñana. (by Et Seqq)


The guru's repeated asseverations on the possibility of attaining enlightenment through the study of sacred texts were not at all persuasive to Ralph, whose own jnana seemed likely to arrive on one of those shining mornings after rain, when the clouds raxed outwards to reveal the widening deep blue above, the memory of which made him repine for the farm in southern Ontario he had left behind. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Monday, May 03, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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