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:

4

Unsure whether the soreness was in my larynx or pharynx I decided to kill two birds (or knock two birds galley-west, as it were), with one stone, that is, by consulting one laryngopharyngeal specialist, but the sleiveen just pocketed my money and continued quaffing his moonshine without offering any medical enlightenment. (by Rudi)

3

At the fair, this sleiveen shamster almost persuaded me that my chronic laryngopharyngeal acid reflux had been cured instantly by one quaff of his 'pharmaceutically certified' nostrum, but when a few moments later I was again overtaken by a fit of coughing, I was minded to knock him galley-west for a patent medicine swindle. (by Et Seqq)

2

Everything started to go galley-west when that unscrupulous sleiveen Hanrahan urged me, “Quaff this elixir: it’ll give you the virility of a hippopotamus” (in truth, all it gave me was a scorching case of laryngopharyngeal reflux). (by saintdufus)

1

All was going well with our expert team of art thieves, burglars and assorted sleiveens until our meticulously-planned heist at the Musee du Louvre was knocked galley-west when the loutish Jean-Luc, after quaffing from his Perrier bottle, suffered a freak laryngopharyngeal incident which turned his intended whisper into a long belch and piercing hyena screech. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Thursday, March 17, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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