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:


If we simply repackage this generic salt, releasing the product in miniscule quantities, and positing a secret and exotic salina as its source, I've no doubt that gullible gourmets will roam like wild animals in search of the stuff, spreading the seeds of our brand as if by zoochory, and soon we will be happily gormandizing on profits. (by Rudi)


Hauling a jumbo bag of unsalted peanuts to the salina for dunking does not count as zoochory, but gobbling up the lot yourself does count as gormandizing, for which you possess a far from minuscule talent. (by Et Seqq)


Although the seeds of the devilwood (a plant that tolerates the brackish soil next to the salina) evolved for endozoochory in the digestive tracts of wildlife, this particular one opted for exozoochory on the sleeve of Mrs. Perkins' sweatshirt, by means of which she carried it into the handkerchief-size yard of the minuscule cottage next door where it fell, sprouted, and grew into the robust evergreen you see today, whose profusion of small, dark blue drupes provide an opportunity for much seasonal gourmandizing by the native bird population. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Sunday, August 22, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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