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:


Everyone knew the viands hadn't been stolen from the fridge by some imaginary whangdoodle, but the true culprit's commanding and stentorian manner intimidated anyone who might call her, the maid, on her peculation. (by Rudi)


Should you ever, in a flush of impecuniosity, fall to speculating "shall I peculate the funds they'll never miss?" beware the great whangdoodle who, in stentorian tones, will roar forth his fury before gobbling you up, for his favourite viand is moral turpitude - so sleep tight, mummy's little darling, we're watching over you. (by Et Seqq)


While the whangdoodles boomed their stentorian cries from atop Needle Rock, Seymour (on the run from charges of peculation from the Teddy Bears for Orphans Fund) settled down beside his campfire for a meal of beans, jerky, instant coffee, and other elegant viands. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Tuesday, October 19, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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