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 like a little salacious reading material from time to time, but was bamboozled into buying not just a fascicle, but a whole series of “romance” novels which sported handsome hunks on their covers, tempting me with a “come hither” look and a verisimilitude of soft porn, only to find nothing but wholesome characters and stories of redemption reflecting “good Christian values”.

(by wordgirl)


But had his phatic conversational skills resounded the versimilitude of virility, his salacious non-sequiturs should not have suffered the indignity of witnessing the bamboozling of his intellectual integrity by a venial virgin; defenestrated as it were, like it was a fascicle of feculence in the hands of a Franciscan friar.

(by Glossolilacs)


Some salacious sultan, in his festinating fervor, did bamboozle the versimilitude of his amorous fixation, folded into a bind for fifty cents, from some fascinating fascicle, in the bombination of his heady wine.

(by Glossolilacs)


Ah, to bamboozle the salacious vestal virgins from the fascicle to the the more spacious plane of facticity, a versimilitude that could vanquish the verity of verily vulgar dimensional doldrums, between book and bed, would be necessary.

(by Glossolilacs)


While generally stiff and starched of neck and collar, Mr. Humpsworth feigned a versimilitude of appreciation for vernacular baubles, when they pertained to the salacious shenanigans of the bawdy fascicle which he subscribed to on a bamboozling whim and verity of compunction that favoured secrecy from the roving suspicions of his kin.

(by Glossolilacs)
The Quandary for Monday, November 14, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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