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:


I'm offering a $200 Reward for information leading to the wearabouts of Plesantville's mysterious circomforaneous ululator, a man who plagues our neighborhood, wandering from house to house wailing for no apparent reason – certainly without any higher purpose or apparent missionary intention (though I must say that 'sacred versus secular howling' seems a wiredrawn distinction when one is being kept awake by such howling at 2 AM).

(by Rudi)


Here, see you, is a mendicant friar, loudly ululating his circumforaneous rural itinerary twixt hamlet and village; and who, on receiving scant alms from a secular populace long disenchanted with the cloth, is wiredrawn into logorrheic coils of carping reproaches.

(by Et Seqq)


(continued) But Christina's bosses were unimpressed by her public relations efforts and she was summarily fired from her firm, Fancy Banshee Inc., which led her thereafter to offer her services on a secular and free lance basis, roaming dangerous roads circumforaneously, ululating before impending accidents and issuing wiredrawn ‘the banshee was here’ certificates to distraught families. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Tuesday, June 07, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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