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:


As we continued our quixotic evening hike, I was not much comforted by my partner's verbose ekphrasis of the canvas he happened to be seeing in his imagination, an oil painting that depicted us back at the cabin engaged in hearthside frowsting; whatever the power of art, it could not change the fact that we were still hopelessly lost in the cold caliginous woods. (by Rudi)


Finding unendurable the suffocating frowst of Madame's incense-laden boudoir I gallantly proposed opening the window, which quixotic suggestion she rebuffed by imparting the succinct ekphrasis that I what I saw was but a trompe-l'oeil of little artistic merit created by a dispossessed émigré once confined within this caliginous chamber. (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Tuesday, December 21, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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