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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Kudos to the dysthymic Mordred for his valiant expostulations against the intended zoning changes--and still more for his having waged his battle clad in nought but a symbolic fig leaf, strategically linked to his yarbles by the most meager and tenuous of petioles.

 

(by saintdufus)

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Professor Abeja had expected to spend his retirement happily celebrating many awards and kudos for his expostulation against Dr. Avispa’s theories regarding the differentiation of similar wasp species by the size and shape of the petiole, but instead suffered the sting of his rival’s success and surrendered to dysthymia.

 

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Wednesday, January 11, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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