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:


The might of the rakshasa became issuable when young Lava proved himself a prodigy at archery by dropping a jackfruit directly from the tree into the gaping maw of the lickerish monster, thus pleasing him and ending the battle. (by QuaQua)


The chef claims to have been a prodigy—born lickerish (that is, with a prodigious yet highly selective maw)—but whether he could really differentiate nouvelle cuisine from cuisine classique as an infant, well, that is still an issuable issue. (by Rudi)


Lickerish for licorice, poking more into his maw, the prodding prodigy issuably is suable. (by croesus)


Thanks to his prodigious maw and a lickerish appetite, the toothsome comestibles issuable from the sweet trolley were all snaffled in a jiffy. (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Monday, January 10, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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