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:


Having indulged his gulosity for drink at no less than seven bars the previous night, Irwin awoke achy and aguish, and when his roommate placed a collection of receipts in his trembling hand, he could not understand, let alone pronounce, the strange ideograms that indicated the costs of yesterday's gallivanting; all he could think or say was "$#@*%!?" (by Rudi)


There was an unfamiliar ideogram on the gatepost which nevertheless had an unpleasantly aquish look to it (something a little colder and harsher than "trespassers will be prosecuted, that is), so Toby inferred that gallivanting light-heartedly around the grounds would not be a good idea and, instead, returned to the village inn where he could indulge his gulosities (for food, drink, and friendly female company) without fear of offending anyone. (by cusheamus)


As you observe, I am but an errant flaneur, a gallivanting gallant, a latter-day Don Quixote if you will, whose rueful countenance, so haggard and so woe-begone (behold my brow, moist with aguish fever-dew!), is the very ideogram of a turbid soul whose gulosity for chivalrous deeds is repeatedly and for ever whetted on encountering those fair damsels, direly distress, in need of succour. (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Sunday, December 12, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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