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:


Dappled skies couple-colour as a brindled cow were that June evening as efficacious in haling my spirits from a slough of despond as was Peneus' timely lignification of his daugher Daphne in preserving her from despoliation by a predatory Apollo.

(by Et Seqq)


"Stop being such a wimp, I wish I could inject some lignin into your spine to stiffen it", I hectored my dejected brindled friend who was seeking my advice on a romance gone wrong, but it was neither easy nor efficacious to hale his battered ego from its bottomless pit and I began to fathom his real problem, a combination of excessive pride and lame punnery when he said to me with a weak smile: "You call me a wimp but I will not lignify this with an answer." (by Sami)


Despite his attractive brindled coat and absurd little body, Bob Barker was the noisiest and most obnoxious Basset Hound Frumquist Avenue had ever known; so it was with great hope that we welcomed to the neighborhood Morty the Magnificent, a sorcerer of some renown, who had taken up residence in the "haunted" Withers Mansion at the top of the street; and after much wheedling and cajoling, we finally managed to hale the beleaguered wizard into casting a spell on the obstreperous canine, lignifying the creature in mid-woof: a singularly efficacious means of both ending the noise, and at the same time giving the owner an elegant wooden dog sculpture to treasure for years.

(by saintdufus)


Pirate Davy Jones commanded  Pintel and Ragetti who haled the condemned Will Turner to begin the efficacious lignification rituals on him so that he would soon begin to fulfil his lifetime of servitude to the crew and ship by becoming one with the brindled putrid walls of the hold.

(by akshayats)
The Quandary for Thursday, June 16, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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