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:


Submit to conversation with Larry and you will soon wish you could replevy the time stolen, for he is an ignorant poltroon, devoid of cohesive arguments or the ability to form them, but heavily armed with exotic terms of condescension like Gongorism, which he will fire as soon as you use a metaphor he doesn't understand. (by Rudi)


Sirs, you are nought but an unprincipled rabble of scurvy knaves and rank poltroons, devoid of probity, cohesive only in your unanimous and malicious intent to replevy my hard-earned cum laude on a trumped up charge of Gongorism, having dinned into me these last three years that my style was rawly uninformed, embarrassingly naive, lacking all finesse, plebeian and achingly monotonous - and then when I eventually abase myself by obliging you with a gallimaufry (altogether de trop) of Wildean wit, ravishing rhetoric and barnstorming bombast you have the confounded gall to deny me my reward! (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Saturday, December 18, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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