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:



“Not an auspicious start for the new year”, mused the chief of police, as he lay trussed up in his basement after an attack by a numinous intruder, feeling rather helpless -- like a neonate wrapped up in a bassinet, and waited for rescue, as well as the inevitable arrival of the infamous rapporteur from “All the Facts”, the local talk show.

(by wordgirl)


Contrary to contemporary expectations, mere shepherds were the first rapporteurs of the holy neonate's numinous birth, who was trussed in scraps of linen rather than princely robes.

(by alaistair)
The Quandary for Monday, January 02, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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