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

Now don't get shirty with me, Sylvester, for I do take the jamboree as axiomatic—it will happen and you will have a chance to meet all the guests; I just wanted to understand your request that I invite a certain 'Veronica' to the event... now I assume you meant a flower, or Jesus' face, or a swinging cape, and certainly not that broad from Seven Eleven? (by Rudi)

3

Veronica insisted that her name meant a wildflower with blue petals and not a bullfighter’s circular swing of the cape and I snickered cynically that of course it was axiomatic that all women always think they are delicate and dainty flowers, a wisecrack which made her so shirty that I had to go to the neighborhood jamboree by myself. (by Sami)

2

It is a principle axiomatic to the sport of bullfighting that if you wave a red cape at a shirty bull, the beast will become enraged; but when this cape is none other than the fabled Veil of Veronica itself--and the bullfighting ring happens to be sprouting blue wildflowers into the bargain--then the makings of an astronomically unlikely chance come into being, whereby the matador waves his veronica-bearing Veronica-veil in a sweeping veronica, grazing the tip of a blue veronica in the process--whereupon the crowd (in which at least one Veronica is apt to be lurking) will erupt into a wild jamboree. (by saintdufus)

1

The ringside tauromachian jamboree doubly erupted, as much over the unexpected early glancing gore from behind during the matador’s grandiose first veronica, as his axiomatic flash mood flip from gallant and showy to glaring and shirty – upon effacing tradition by unsheathing his sword for the second pass. (by docephesus)
The Quandary for Wednesday, April 27, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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