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:


I don't mean to criticize your father, Dear, certainly not through the veil of paralipsis, so I will not call his surprise appearance at the table yesterday intempestive, and I do concede that anyone who can fletcherize a cake with such thoroughness is deserving of some recognition, indeed a cheer if it had been a chewing competition, but now I fear I'm shilly-shallying in getting to my suggestion, which is that... well, my love, if we are to have a third date, might we opt for an undisclosed location? (by Rudi)


'Heaven forfend that I should be so impertinent as to suggest' he said in extended paralipsis 'that you are shilly-shallying by masticating for an eternity on that hot dog, or that I should dare to impugn the healthsome benefits of so fletcherizing your food to a drooling pulp during our annual competitive eating contest - and who said anything about subversive intempestivity?' (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Friday, December 10, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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