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:



With a little embelishment of her resume and some bouts of anoesis brought on by too much wine and too few calorie-laden snacks, she hoped to divert the casting director’s attention from the fact that a fool’s errand to find stardom had brought her to his door, and to make him believe in the transformation of her only role as a minor character in an  infotainment segment about life in a Medieval castle to that of reigning monarch, the deceit helped along by her queenly garb of crimson velvet trimmed in miniver.

(by wordgirl)


I'll never understand why the company bosses chose to kit me out in Father Christmas scarlet furred with miniver, for they must have known that they were on a fool's errand with a 'wrap up warm' TV commercial broadcast in early July, a time when sun and sand were beckoning jaded peons with the promise of two weeks' blissful anoesis far away from such unseasonable infotainment.

(by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Monday, October 24, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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