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:

5

“Stewardess, I've been disseised of my drink!” cried Declan, as if the crime were not self-inflicted, but attributable to “the trickery all around,” to “our culture of cute-hoorism in general” — his voice a clarion, blown from abaft but audible in first class, bringing a shrill demand for justice (a new pour) even to the pilot's ears. (by Rudi)

4

Evidencing a clarion shift to self-serving political maneuvering, Joey’s cute-hoorism – concocted whining argumentative tricks to exaggerate his needs after the sheriff’s unfounded disseise of his ranch in the brotherhood’s farmlands – set the grange’s behavior abaft of their entrenched higher ethics. (by docephesus)

3

To any sharp-witted Dublin landlord the latest piece of legislation was nothing more nor less than a clarion call to cute-hoorism, for abaft the customary anodyne safeguards could be found those few but essential loopholes that permitted him to disseise a tenant - put him out on the street - more or less at whim, and with impunity. (by Et Seqq)

2

"That's not a trumpet, that's a clarion", I heckled from my seat abaft the full auditorium and the Music History Professor ordered me to keep quiet or risk being disseised of my place in his class, but I was not cowed and I accused him of 'shameless cute-hoorism', a phrase which sent my fraternity brothers sitting around me into spastic screams and laughter. (by Sami)

1

"Hornbearer, sound the clarion abaft the royal standard," commanded the king, "for we shall meet these ruffians, these cute-hoorists, upon the field of battle anon, and settle once and for all whether they have indeed been disseised, as they claim; or whether, on the contrary, they have merely been *diseased* (I'm indulging in a royal pun there, stout hornbearer--playing upon the phonetic similarity between the words "disseise" and "disease"--they're practically homonyms, if you want to know); oh never mind, just wind the bloody horn." (by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Wednesday, April 20, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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