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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Just as his novelist grandfather had taken no interest whatsoever in the women's suffrage movement, so composer Gordon - not one for unravelling the nexus of post-war emancipations - remained blissfully unware of 1960s feminism, still inhabiting a rarefied creative world where the gender of any auteur was assumed to be male, as defined either by gender or (surely?) by envious aspiration.
 

(by Et Seqq)

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Afraid that his creative vision would otherwise ravel with the inferior choices of his assistants, the director denied them suffrage and defended his rarefied position as auteur. (by Rudi)

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As Thomas Jefferson and the other auteurs had expected, the shock of the Declaration struck with full force the rarefied courts of European monarchies which came unravelled in the following century, while the ideas of representative government and popular suffrage gained ground all over the world. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Monday, July 04, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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