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:

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"The insouciant guy who insouciantly runs this insouciant website appears to be on a rather insouciant vacation," observed saintdufus insouciantly, with an insouciant twirl of his moustache. "A fact which I shall insouciantly exploit to flick in a totally illegal (and highly insouciant) submission." (by saintdufus)

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The continued reappearance of the word "insouciance"--an unintended apograph on the website--cooled the interest of the parvenu logophile, much like glace in a glass of hot lemonade.

(by mjrave)

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By now, I was somehow finding that it needed no powers of vaticination to anticipate the reappearance on my screen of the word 'insouciance', so insouciantly presented without definition or indeed any alteration whatsoever, and for the fourth time in a row, that I consider its reappearances to constitute an apograph desperately seeking parvenu logophilic acceptance by virtue of its very irradicability; so with my teeming brain bewilder'd, shake a leg, stir yourself, and bring me a martini glace, and mind you don't stint on the ice!

(by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Monday, August 22, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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