Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

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The paleographer arrived at the excavation site late in the evening: an orange sun was burning through the desert's hazy horizon and coloring her decollete cocktail dress with its waning rays -- a quotidian event made special with her audience -- while around her the last shift of laborers raised paper champagne glasses in toast and nictitated enticingly as she strode by. (by captainthunderbeard)

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It was far from a quotidian occurrence - in the days when I was engaged upon paleographic research - to come across an inscription detailing a courtesan's generously plunging décolletage - but there was no mistaking the text, which even referred to the girl enticing her prospect with a calculatedly seductive nictitation of the left eyelid and a lascivious licking of the lips. (by Et Seqq)

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Beneath the hoary glyphs and faded pictographs on the cave wall, Flödermaus also made out the outlines of an ancient drawing--nothing extraordinary, as it turned out: just a quotidian image of a woman's face, one eye closed in apparent nictitation, with a décolleté Vera Wang designer gown adorning her torso (it was this last bit that puzzled the paleographer). (by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Friday, June 03, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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