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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The general sat back in his chair and puffed on his contraband cigar, bemused by the thought that a monition against corporal punishment by the new parliament could transform the long-held procrustean training practices of a military molded by years of dictatorship into the more benevolent ones of a new democracy, rather than allow a mere réchauffé of old policies with new names. 

(by wordgirl)

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Willie was staring bemusedly at rechauffe cornbread on his plate, his scanty breakfast, seized by a sudden monition of a rude, procrustean intrusion of his mother-in-law, a verbally abusive and venomous woman who'll say anything to separate him and James - but they're getting married no matter what, he decided there and then.

(by rochi)
The Quandary for Saturday, November 26, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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