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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At the height of his career, the comedian inspired such hagiolatry in fans that he had to travel incognito (for him, this meant restraining his unmistakable whining humor, and wearing a suit instead of his signature St. Sebastian costume), but now that he's just a has-been, he can kvetch about the burdens of martyrdom and sainthood – anywhere, anytime – he can even board a plane with arrows in his side, and no one notices. (by Rudi)


Hank made a big deal of going incognito whenever he left the house - wig, sunglasses, and loose layers of tattered clothing - because years ago in his heyday he had been the object of hagiolatrous attention from legions of adoring young female fans but, to tell the truth, he was now a has-been, well past his sell-by date, and nobody recognized him any more or would've cared if they had, except for his neighbor old Mrs. Keenan, who often accosted him, but only to kvetch about property taxes, the weather, and unleashed dogs. (by cusheamus)


Dubbed by her P.A. the Moaner Lisa for her constant kvetching, the ageing opera diva had at long last grumpily agreed to travelling incognito rather than be received by press and public alike as a faded has-been, although she sorely missed the awe-struck hagiolatry until recently offered up by a few remaining devotees. (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Thursday, October 28, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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