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:


A multiple bigamist with several mistresses in tow and a diaspora of progeny to call him father, life had become something of a three-ring-circus for that elusive, slippery character Joe, and all thanks to a mucilaginous, insatiable promiscuity that never ceased to nonplus him even during the act itself. (by Et Seqq)


To the chroniclers and historians of human vanity and celebrity foibles, the arrest of the allegedly promiscuous, and epicenely named, Dominique may seem, with a passage of time, like a mucilaginous three-ring-circus but present day observers are nonplussed and alarmed that a real crime may have been committed. (by Sami)


Among the more memorable features of that three-ring circus known as the Trumquist wedding was the unforgettable tableau vivant enacted by the promiscuous maid of honor, Vulva Sl├╝tnik, and her nonplused swain Vermon Horne, who were found in an embarrassing position in the laundry room, evidently the result of Vermon's having mistaken some mucilaginous adhesive for lubricant. (by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Monday, May 16, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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