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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Many were there to panegyrize him, and a cowboy shot of the great man -- much younger, shirtless, and tanned – was mounted on the stage, but no one realized that, as a macho agelast, he would not understand the witticism behind the elaborate costume and coquetry of the female impersonator who was acting as the Mistress of Ceremonies.

 

(by wordgirl)

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No panegyric of Marion Robert Morrison ever mentioned  that in his early years in Hollywood, he was seen as nothing more than a ghastly agelast because he worried constantly that his cowboy shot and epicene first name were insufficiently rugged or masculine, or that his adopted name, John Wayne, subsequently renewed his confidence, boosted his testosterone, and unleashed the charm and coquetry of many leading actresses.

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Monday, November 28, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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