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:


Although Jack was quite egalitarian in his jactitations, twitching and turning so as to touch every camper in the small tent, regardless of gender, age, shape, or political or sexual orientation -- and although the more phlegmatic of his companions ignored the disturbance -- one outraged member of the tent accused him of discriminating in favor of the luscious. (by Rudi)


It took us a while to realize Peter's jactitation for what it was--his claim to have been married to the famous actress, whose luscious lips peppered the fantasies of many a thirteen-year-old boy, seemed plausible due to both her well-documented egalitarian philosophy (he was certainly not her peer by any scale) and his phlegmatic nature (one easily imagined him insensible to the attention of the paparazzi who continuously flocked around her). (by luigi)


Although he was justifiably angry and embarrassed when a particularly luscious fifteen year old girl made fun of him on the bus (imitating for her crowd of admirers the jactitations that were characteristic of his cerebral palsy), Ross had a phlegmatic temperament and was not very upset for long, in addition to which he looked forward to the refuge of his own excellent high school, a cheerfully egalitarian place with an unusual tolerance for diversity of all kinds. (by cusheamus)


'What, ditch that luscious little poppet,' guffawed His Lordship, 'just for a piffling jactitation that we have entered into some kind of morganatic wedlock, when every phlegmatic bone in my body is quietly ordering me to humour the loony commie tramp (O.K, if you will, 'egalitarian miss') just long enough to get my leg over a few more times?' (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Monday, May 24, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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