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:


I don't deny that I gleeked on the prime minister's arm, even as the corpulent head of state lay torpidly upon my divan; nor do I deny that I derived immense pleasure from the act (for if the truth be told, it was the satisfying sublimation of a baser impulse, to kick him in his Tory yarbles); but where I do draw the line, your honor, is at the reckless insinuation that my expectorating saliva upon his lolling lordship's wrist somehow constituted a quisling act--for I assure you I am a loyal (if somewhat devious) subject of the Crown.

(by saintdufus)


If I do not sublimate my compulsion to gleek sputum into your beer, it is because I am being paid quite handsomely to quisle with the management (yes, that bloated pinstripe lolling at the bar), and by discharging so energetically into your beverage I am signalling to him that you are a dissident.

(by Et Seqq)



Following the media frenzy surrounding his high-profile divorce, feeling quisled by his wife and fair-weather friends whom he had expected to love and support him forever, he lolled about in his Malibu mansion, sublimating his anger by eating nachos and gleeking fine tequilas through the gap between his front teeth into the crystal champagne flute he had saved as a memento of his wedding night..

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Friday, October 21, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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