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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After a brief, semaphored collogue with his shill the mountebank began a homiletic on the virtues of his latest nostrum - a sure cure for male balding, or as he euphemistically termed it, deciduous hair.

(by Et Seqq)

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Rufus knew that fall had arrived--not from the orange and red of the deciduous trees, nor from the homiletic talk of the traveling preachers, colloguing furtively with the gullible under tents by the river, nor even from the mountebanks selling snake-oil to the careworn harvesters--no, Rufus knew that fall had arrived because, in truth, the Western Iowa Mustangs were losing at football once again.

(by mjrave)
The Quandary for Wednesday, August 24, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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