Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

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The golfing couple's bagman took the spotlight at their shivaree, where he loudly rattled their clubs in tribute to their marriage, and then gave a mocking toast, pointing out how the couple's foppery exceeded their skill on the course: dressed in the lastest sporting fashions, they always appeared quite stylish while gazing abjectly at their misdirected balls. (by Rudi)

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We were so busy enjoying a right old knees-up of a shivaree for the newlyweds, walloping away on the kitchenware, that at first we didn't hear the bagman knocking at the door - poor fellow, drenched to the skin he was, and abjectly proferring a tin tray of sodden wares; so we brought him in, dried him off, and after we'd kitted him out in some moth-eaten foppery from my flower-power days he downed a few drinks, bashed away on his tray with the best of us, and was happy as Larry. (by Et Seqq)

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Tony looked abjectly at himself in the mirror while his sister Angela (who was the one mostly responsible for this godawful foppery, this frilly, buckled, spangled crappola) smiled like a shark at the thought of how out of place her brother was going to look at the Bonnano girl's wedding reception - more like a shivaree or a callithump! - and of how his pathetic plans to move up from being Zu Bonnano's bagman to maybe at least a capo in the Zips were definitely not going to work out if she could help it. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Tuesday, May 25, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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