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 the senator sat in his ligneous chamber, juddering at the accusations he would now have to contend with, and so causing the old mahogany flooring to creak an anxious tune, he wondered how he might launch a netroots movement to exculpate him in the supreme court of online opinion. (by Rudi)


So, you fancy yourself as a netroots activist, blogging furiously, lambasting all and sundry, exculpating no-one, your index fingers juddering the keyboard like ligneous mallets. (by Et Seqq)


Forget exculpation; the shock wave of the Senator’s profane recantation of greenmailing the corporation that managed all of his netroots donations juddered the committee’s usual ligneous veil of pomp – a discomfiture that wouldn’t be without reprisal. (by docephesus)
The Quandary for Tuesday, January 04, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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