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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Flounce around with the seemingly recondite secrets of Newton's 2nd law, and you will learn than the law is actually rather simple: increase the force by a factor of sixteen, and as if by quid pro quo, the acceleration will sedecuple.

(by mjrave)


Beholding a sudden sedecuple decrease in the number of his acolytes, Father Superior flounced out in high dudgeon, realising that - having only yestereve revealed at Convocation the most recondite secrets of their Church - this was proving a wholly unexpected quid pro quo.

(by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Monday, August 29, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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