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:


I'm sorry to disrupt the ecstatic chit-chat of this, our weekly Investment Club klatsch, to ask for the thirtieth time that you all fork over your member dues, and I know you would rather jubilate over the recent gains in our club's fantasy stock portfolio, but please realize that failing to pay and being dunned go hand in hand. (by Rudi)


Installing the weltering auctioneer’s confab in a hall adjacent to the staid equestrian klatsch may actually go hand in hand, thought one waiter, when the former’s chanting flipped to jubilating upon the chaotic entrance of a lively large brown horse led by one livid lady – the apparently misplaced evidence to settle a near-nosebleed wrangle about what “dun” meant to the riding world. (by docephesus)


Wasn't Maude's celebratory klatsch just such a terrific success? - what with all the girls there jubilating like crazy over their latest bits of botox and bling, which somehow went hand in hand with us all having successfully dunned the bloody exes for alimony. (by Et Seqq)


At a gathering of this sort, artificial "creamer" and instant granules often go hand in hand, resulting in coffee of a telltale unappetizing dun color, so Brenda was delighted to see that, at the Anderson's Saturday morning kaffee klatsch, not only was the coffee freshly ground, but the cream was real (although her jubilation was tempered somewhat by the accompanying Cheez Doodles). (by cusheamus)


A reminder to "friends" that borrowed our studio space at ten o'clock last night: the next door neighbors know local noise regulations chapter and verse (it and their codex of police contacts go hand in hand), and after your cat-strangle Ramones covers broke up their septuagenarian book klatsch, you may confidently expect a dun, dun, dun on the door to cover $200 in fines or (barring that) the thrill of being tossed out into the snow; we jubilate at either prospect. (by matthewglidden)
The Quandary for Friday, January 14, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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