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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Gold Star was known far and wide for its moreish confections, and chocolate lovers  would travel many miles for a factory tour in order to gaze upon the pages of the compendious recipe books, to hear the gluck of the cupcake batter being spurted into the baking pans as they glided by on the conveyor belt to the waiting ovens, and to revel in photo ops outside the Triple Fudge Palace, wishing they could probe the dark depths of that revered adytum from which emanated the most entrancing aromas. 

 

(by wordgirl)

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To put it compendiously: the moreish gluck-gluck-gluck coming out of the adytum stirred in Horton a craving for a twelfth cup of wine; so, taking up his goblet, he lurched to his feet and staggered through the dark portal into the forbidden shrine, never to be seen again.

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Saturday, December 10, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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