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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He was the last of his kind, a master bladesmith like no other, able to ramify the production steps of sword making so that he could intercalate the secret ingredients into the forging process at just the right moments, transforming the ingots of steel brought from India into the finest damascene swords, marked with their characteristic swirling pattern reminiscent of flowing water, with nary a bleb nor blemish.

(by wordgirl)

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While in session with the other members of the Syrian Transportation Council, discussing the potential ramifications of the proposed Damascene highway intercalations, I was startled to see a bleb emerge from Mahmoud's mouth and float upward into the air--and still more nonplussed to observe the erstwhile camel salesman pointing excitedly at the bubble, shouting with glee as it ascended toward the damascene ceiling above, where it finally burst with a moist plorp against a gilded ornament, mercifully ending the embarrassing distraction.

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Wednesday, January 25, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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