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:



Our erstwhile burglar had a sweet tooth and knew that Aunt B’s pastries and cakes were moreish, so he hatched a plot to grab a sack full along with the pay day cash by climbing a ladder to the open second story shop window, where a slip off the highest rung put a kibosh on his plan, and although he was saved from certain death by snagging his jacket on a sturdy bough jutting from the adjacent heritage oak, he was left to twist in the wind – literally, until he could be rescued by the town sheriff and volunteer firefighters.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Friday, December 09, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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