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:

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The All-American, perfectly-proportioned, vivacious, lissotrichous, young and pretty college cheerleader topped off the half-time ceremonies, releasing a dozen doves from the dovecot on the quickly-erected stage in mid-field, while the school band played a dulcet, nearly patriotic-sounding song that roused the fans like some canticle to the heros of their undefeated team.

(by wordy1)

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The wedding was memorable – the lissotrichous bride, the curly-headed groom, the seven doves released from the beribboned woven  dovecote, the church choir singing canticles of praise, and the dulcet cakes and pastries served to all with a plentitude of wine.

(by wordgirl)

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Flembard the Crooner, the lissotrichous 16th-century tenor whose skill at "flexing the golden pipes" was rivaled only by his utter madness, was fond of clambering to the top of the tallest dovecote he could find and, in a voice as soft and dulcet as the feathers of the very birds who roosted beneath him, belt out canticles and hymns 24/7, until at last exhaustion brought him tumbling from his perch to the earth far below (which is how he eventually met his demise, or so the story goes).

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Saturday, December 24, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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