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:


I was only tippling to tame the yeuk in my acnestis, and I told the harridan as much, but this old bag of a bartender, she chided my arrogant excesses (linguistic and dipsomaniacal both), dismissed my itching excuse, and eighty-sixed me at my seventh drink with the words "Vamoose, vainglorious vocabularist!" (by Rudi)


Although I had the yeuk to slap her hard when she pitched in for the umpteenth time demanding to know if virgin oil was a good contraceptive, I just turned on my heel and eighty-sixed the whole boozy table - a set of bitchy forty-something harridans out on a hen night, made up to the nines and complaining about everything on the menu, with that vainglorious, porky bride-to-be the worst of them all. (by Et Seqq)


Panting heavily, the glittered face of the thespian lit up with a vainglorious smile after completing the final act -- it was an inescapable reaction to the traversal of a single memory, standing out in his mind like an unscratched yeuk, where his harridan of a mother stood defiantly in the kitchen exclaiming "An actor?! You better eighty-six those plans right now mister -- what producer would ever hire such a sullen boy as yourself?!" (by captainthunderbeard)
The Quandary for Friday, August 06, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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