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 queen’s guards ignored the offer to share his meager meal and shoved the amiable weaver aside to fossick about in his piles of fleeces, yarns, and threads, but as they did so, he fled into the weald outside his door before they could find the cache of tunics emblazoned with the emblem of the rebel forces.

(by wordgirl)

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Bob Fossick, an amiable archaeologist who had lapsed into mental illness after eating a tainted batch of Cap'n Crunch, was fond of trapsing about the weald wearing nothing but a diaper (and no ordinary diaper at that: for the bottom of it was emblazoned with an image of Art Carney), fossicking about in the wilderness in search of various "ointments," which he seemed to regard as essential for victory in some obscure cosmic game he was playing.

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Tuesday, December 06, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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