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:


“Namaste,” said the yoga instructor, looking strangely disheveled this morning, as if he'd just metamorphosed from pretzel to human and had not had time to shave, “we begin class in the crenelation pose, where we lie flat on our backs, raising the arms and legs to form a notch like you see at the top of a White Castle, and then we smooth out into astrobleme position, allowing the spine to curve naturally as if we were hugging a small meteor or giant meatball, and then, after a brief downward dog, we move into karst-asana (five breaths), and from there to fjord pose.” (by Rudi)


"Namaste !" he'd greet, with afflation, this wretched disheveled relation with holes in his gaiters like astrobleme craters -- clothes fringed with a frayed crenelation. (by Justinnthyme40)


The workers on the road, ragged and tattered, were just pouring concrete into the hole of astroblemous standards, when the man jumped over the hurdles, the crenelation of "road under construction" stuff and came to one of the workers, who obviously feeling awkward, said "Namaste, sir" but offered his hand to the man only after meticulously rubbing it in the woefully disheveled working suit. (by jdsalinger)


'Namaste, namaste!' yelled a low-caste street urchin, scrambling up from the gutter, supplanting the preliminary bow with an immediate demand for alms, and approaching so close that I instinctively recoiled from his disheveled appearance, his crenelated grin, his astroblemic complexion. (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Sunday, November 28, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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