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:


All of the elbow grease young Margaret expended on creating a wraith-like appearance for Halloween – the tedious bedaubing of her already pale skin with seven coats of Grim Supply Co.'s Ghostly Talc – was undone in one fell swoop (or rather, one fell squirt) by her brother's water pistol. (by Rudi)


Likely quite crazy, Misty believed that with adequate elbow grease she could adequately bedaub with thick plaster the 100 year old, elegantly framed wall painting of her great grandmother – whom she loathed and was convinced haunted her through recent visitations by her wraith – and permanently be rid of her in one fell swoop by casting the painting over a cliff into the sea below. (by docephesus)


 In 'Relationship White Male', the much awaited sequel to the movie 'Single White Female', the lesser known actor P. T. Brabra is cast as Brad Pitt's psychotic wraith after a lengthy bedaubing effort by the makeup crew which they described unkindly as "not exactly one fell swoop,... more like elbow grease." (by Sami)


"You see, all it takes is a little elbow grease," said the wraith amicably, as with one fell swoop he bedaubed the windowsill with caulk--and in that friendly teaching moment, I nearly lost the sense of unspeakable horror I always felt in the presence of the undead carpenter. (by saintdufus)


Overnight, and seemingly at one fell swoop, but with consummate skill and not a little elbow grease, Banksy had bedaubed the fourth plinth with graffiti'd hanging swags and acanthus leaves before vanishing like a wraith. (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Tuesday, March 29, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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