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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From the word go, a duopsony developed between the United States and China for bottled water products, the American motivation based on its spendthrift ways of putting convenience before all other considerations – such as potential harm to the planet – while China’s idea was more heterotelic, due to a need for clean drinking water for its huge populace, so that the issue of plastic waste and its consequences (such as the need for recycling) was not really part of the discussion.

(by wordgirl)

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From the word go, 'twas clear that a sort of heterotelic duopsony (that is to say, a two-person market condition the purpose of whose existence lay apart from itself) had arisen, thus creating a buyer's market wherein Kleinbaum's spendthrift habits could only land his rather fuzzy tuchus in hot water.

 

(by saintdufus)
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