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:

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Mary’s eyes widened - finally the vindication of her great grandfather: “The SchoolMasters Board does hereby expunge the sanctions on Elementary teacher Owen Cadence for violating Safety Rule 25 - forbidding travel to bombed boroughs - who did so decamp, grangerized fire and rain soiled textbooks, and conducted such derring-do fully cognizant of what would betide - the obloquy of his imperialistic and snitty Headmaster - all evidence of his profound dedication to our students.” (by docephesus)

3

Ill fate betides the library: every volume now bears a curious sticker declaring that "André the Giant has a posse," and the idle security guard, seeming to have learned nothing from the tales of derring-do he so often perused on the job, responds snittily to the suggestion that he should have disarmed the grangerizer. (by Rudi)

2

Woe betide the studious bookworm who, unhinged at last by the trivial toils of academia, conceives an act of stupendous derring-do, proceeding to wreak havoc by grangerising priceless incunabula with images of the Librarian caught in flagrante with that snitty harridan behind Reception. (by Et Seqq)

1

It was Miss Strinch, the perpetually snitty librarian at Glowert Hall, who discovered vandalism in the works of Dumas; pasted in between the tales of derring-do and adventures that betide the characters were images of an unambiguously voluptuous nature, and the shriek that emanated from the library upon the discovery of the grangerized volumes caused the local guard to rush in to vanquish the legendary Glowert banshee. (by Mellifluous)
The Quandary for Thursday, January 20, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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