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

Lately I've grown distinctly laodicean about searching for a personal guru, even though  the breed has pullulated to such excess - one round every corner, it seems -  so pardon me while I decry the masochistic urge to shell out to some wise guy of a maharishi stuck in the lotus position with a bottle of fake tan.

(by Et Seqq)

3

“There aren’t many women gurus”, I scoffed obnoxiously at Hillary when she claimed that she was a laodicean on religion, but a guru on all things hedonistic, “maybe a guruine or a guruette but I never heard of a pretty blonde girl as a guru, since gurus are old men with long grey beards”, but she decried my neanderthal male chauvinism, commanded me to call her a woman and not a girl, and claimed that in our age, young beautiful she-gurus pullulate the land, here and abroad.

(by Sami)

2

He enjoyed the laodecian hippie life style, experimented with narcotics, he decried the importance of business and marketing over intellectual and academical achievement, he pullulated the commons with his extremely aesthetic, intuitively designed, pleasing, pragmatic gadgets - he is Steve Jobs the guru of Apple.

(by akshayats)

1

My guru, Swami Vivekenanandanandanandanandanandanandanandan, decries the laodicean attitude toward spiritual matters, likening the inner life to the cultivation of a garden: "Sowing the seeds of wisdom is every bit as important as chanting or ecstatic utterance," he says, "or to put it another way: pullulating is as important as ululating."

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Tuesday, June 21, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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