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:

6

The veteran explorer offered three suggestions for traversing any longinquity: always be urbane when dealing with foreign dignitaries, vulpine when bargaining with merchants, and ruthless when expelling the indign from one's own party. (by Rudi)

5

The list of prominent guests at the banker’s convocation included reputable actuary Ricard Beash, who finally spotted his former, less virtuous frat brother – an urbane, vulpine narcissist with flimsy credentials and a penchant for invidious moralizing that only the indign of banking, "third estate croupiers", need trudge the longinquity of graduate education. (by docephesus)

4

As it strikes him now from his urbane perch at the top, his years of vulpine machinations with the other indign sycophants in middle management to try to get a leg up comprise a hazy longinquity of interminable futility. (by jmmasterson)

3

Once it was discovered that Popps was nothing but a lazy and indign daddy's boy, his parents, the urbane Lord Yepam Soloaded and the vulpine Lady Iwed, dispatched him to a boarding school in Northern Scotland, hoping that the harsh climate, strict school discipline and longinquity from the luxurious comforts of Soloaded Hall would at last whip the sloth out of him and turn him into a real man. (by Sami)

2

Those multitudes of the indign poor are properly expected to observe a deferential longinquity from the elegant habitations of the urbane, unless through native vulpine wiles they procure for themselves positions of servitude below stairs. (by Et Seqq)

1

Avon Barksdale always said you only serve two days in prison, the day you come in and the day you get out, but for Dennis the longinquity between the two - eighteen years - was impossible to ignore and his usual calm, poised, urbane manner was beginning to fray at the prospect, his discomfort magnified by shame over the fact that the indign behavior that had landed him here had been more porcine than vulpine; that is, greed had won out over craftiness. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Sunday, January 30, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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