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 weekly sermon of the old pastor was interrupted when a bubbly, lissotrichous, young blonde girl burst into the sanctuary, dark and gloomy during that hiemal time of year, to announce that the synod had finally agreed to permit dancing and singing in church, these tidings inspiring the congregants to break out into an old gospel tune.

(by wordy1)

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'Twas Bishop Engelbert of Humperdinck, that lissotrichous legate sent by Pope Priapus IX to the Ecclesiastical Synod of 923, who stood forth in the assembly at that moment and proclaimed: "Brothers in Christ, I bring you glad tidings in this hiemal hour: for once our business here is concluded, His Eminence has invited you all back to his apartment in Rome for a little spongecake, a little wine, and perhaps even a game of Twister or two," to which the assembled prelates all leaped to their feet and roared a deafening cheer.

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Sunday, December 25, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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