Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

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Although I had years of extraordinary sitzfleisch – even tolerating the fiendish chief veterinarian’s odd compulsion to force us to use an antique cuspidor for daily washing even the larger animals (an interminably time-intensive dimension of his cosseting animals, newborn to adult, that even human newborns would envy), that element of kindness so contrasted his holding us, caged with the animals on the island for 18 months, I’ve wondered how the animals could avoid experiencing the Stockholm syndrome too. (by docephesus)


Dr. Silver tested my sitzfleisch as he operated on my tooth, holding me captive as he prattled on about his recent Bermuda vacation: I endured it only by developing something of an elective Stockholm Syndrome, an assumed sympathy for my captor in which I fantasized that I was being cossetted--treated to a great luxury--each time he gave me the opportunity to spit into the cuspidor. (by Rudi)


Why the population endured the mad colonel for forty-one years, one can only fathom from the strained divisions of an injured society, with here a cosseted close entourage, and there a resigned majority ensnared in a sort of Stockholm syndrome and mired into sitzfleisch and impotence, but when the Facebook-Twitter revolution erupted, all agreed that continued rule by the looney tyrant had become as appealing as a full warm cuspidor. (by Sami)


Ever since she had presented them with the ornate, bronze cuspidor last Thursday, Raquel had been worried that she had begun to cosset the group of meth-running rednecks that she was supposed to be meaningfully infiltrating, and though she was fairly certain that it was not technically possible to develop Stockholm syndrome if you are not, in fact, a captive, she still began to fear that her increasingly fond feelings for the gentlemen she had been spending so much time with would undermine her sitzfleisch and that she would not be able to complete her mission. (by ktprime)


Dunstan had not been cosseted or indulged as a child and had developed champion sitzfleisch as a consequence of being a Presbyterian minister's son and having to spend hours sitting quietly through his dad's impenetrable sermons, so the first two hours of the monk's talk were a cinch, and halfway through the third hour he briefly developed Stockholm syndrome, seeing his captor as flawed but kindly and well-intentioned, but by hour four he was ready to dismember the logorrheic swine and use his empty skull for a cuspidor, although on reflection spitting into it seemed insufficiently disrespectful once it occurred to him to use it as a urinal. (by cusheamus)


The tedium and the agony at long last over, the patient (pace the Stockholm syndrome) attempted only a fraught, strained grimace of non-appreciation at his masked captor before, with numb mouth, aching jaw, and several fillings (to be cosseted by two whole hours of indignant starvation!), he arose unsteadily from wincing Sitzfleisch to drool and slobber on command a lopsided bespawl of blood, scale, amalgam grit, and pink water into (and outwith) a gleaming cuspidor. (by Et Seqq)
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