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:


The pirate was feeling better, having exited the brothel to mundify himself of two bottles of cheap Madeira; and what is more, he had no known enemies, neither in Tunis, nor in Salé, nor among the Ottoman corsairs; so it was quite a shock, therefore, when Asad--having been filliped in the chest by a passing courtesan--looked down and saw a gleaming panga protruding from his chest, and a wine-dark corolla of blood around the blade.

(by mjrave)



At the end of a long morning mundifying the living room of the detritus accumulated over the weekend, it gave her a fillip to take off the wall her razor-sharp Rwandan panga to slash mercilessly at the corolla heads of those wilted chrysantheums that old Mrs Waller had forced upon her at the church sale.
(by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Friday, August 12, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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