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:


Between one bursting with an elaborate gasconade and slur, using the f adjective as the only epiphet, and the other addicted to newspeak expressions fit for a senator and a senator's timbre and inflection, she was too disgusted to follow the imbroglio.

(by rochi)



No gasconade was needed to draw crowds to his early speeches since the streets were teeming with the unemployed, and because the epithet of young Adolf’s campaign was “blame” and the timbre of his voice conveyed the hurt and sense of betrayal he felt, they lent much credibility to the newspeak about others who were at the root of their problems.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Thursday, January 05, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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