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:


Frank Lazzarani Sr., of Lazzarani Glass Repair Inc., listened to his son with growing consternation, finally bellowing “Not till the mawks chew up my corpse!” as Frank Lazzarani Jr. recounted the corrosion of the family business over the past five years and announced his plan to sell it to some dope who would be reopening it as Hoboken Hyaline Inc. (by Rudi)


The cabbage from the kitchen garden was unfortunately much corroded by mawk blight or whitefly or some such, much to the consternation of the cook, who had been hoping for undamaged leaves for stuffed cabbage rolls and had, in fact, already gone to considerable trouble to remove the hyaline cartilage from the beef before grinding it, but now was forced to make something with leftover chicken and bell peppers instead. (by cusheamus)


Going into the kitchen to make breakfast she found that, much to her consternation, the immaculate, hyaline surface of her enamelled lava worktop had largely been eaten away by a corrosive alkaline cleaner, the fumes from which still gave off the mawkish odour of putrefying maggots. (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Sunday, December 05, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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