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 gourmand led the life of Riley until disaster, a peptic ulcer, ended his dining and wining, and ushered an epoch of dwining. (by Rudi)

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Now then Duane, use your brain, do not dwine there in decline, but enjoy a life of Riley (no not wryly, waxing smiley!) where you'll master each disaster (with a scrap of sticking plaster) on your epochal conversion to pecunious extroversion. (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Saturday, May 29, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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