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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As I viewed the life in the undercast through the glass-bottom of the boat in Biscayne Bay, I realized what folderol it is to believe man is more evolved, when it is in fact man that lives, with his fears and tears, trapped inside the emotional walls of the little bandbox that is his amygdala. (by QuaQua)


Although the skies were calm, the pilot could not relax in his stuffy bandbox of a cockpit: he was busy dodging the obstacles that emerged from his own amygdala -- the nonsensical fears and other folderol that ambushed his attention, like missiles fired from below the undercast. (by Rudi)


Since you ask, I have a photograph of Yakecen - a typical Hankutchin, medium dark skin with a coppery undercast and what you can't see: a patient, mild temperament suggestive of an amygdala less developed than those bulging inside the craniums of his Anglo neighbors - where he is standing in front of one of their round, flimsy summer dwellings, which looks even more like a bandbox inside, where it is decorated with the sophisticated embroidery and beadwork for which all the Athabascan tribes are justly famous, despite any balderdash or folderol you may have heard to the contrary from the team sent into the Yukon Territory by that wretched B-tier university in Ohio. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Friday, July 16, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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