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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Among the legions of personalia that facebook funneled into my brain, riddled with the ubiquitous your/you're errors, the only thing that bested the torpor of Saturday afternoon was a video of the hurricane from space.

(by Amalia)


In a state of profound torpor following my father-in-law's annual visitation, when he had once again effortlessly succeeded in besting me on his specialist subject 'My pre-marital conquests, attendant personalia, and other absorbing trivia' I resigned myself to the acceptance that, however ubiquitous such egotists might be, I was peculiarly cursed to have been so sorely afflicted.

(by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Saturday, August 27, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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