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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“I’m feeling particularly filiopietistic today”, quipped MacTavish, the wastrel son of the nearby town mayor, as he donned his kilt and hummed a Scottish tune before going out for a night’s entertainment; however, despite the propinquity of the village where he had settled (in order to put some distance between himself and his family) and the place where he had grown up, he had not been able to acculture to a religious Jewish community with a different Sabbath day and a pub closed on Friday night.

(by wordgirl)


Hey, I'm as much in favor of acculturation and embracing my new countrymen as the next guy, but acknowledging a propinquitous genealogical link with that corndog-suckin' wastrel Spankins is carrying the thing to a filiopietistic extreme. (by saintdufus)


“Filiopietistic honor be damned!” though Jeffrey as he threw himself with abbandon into his life-long desire to acculture himself to the world of the wastrels, secretly relishing the fact that propinquity with the members of the slacker community would allow him to forgo some of the customs of the “polite society” in which he was brought up.

(by luigi)
The Quandary for Monday, February 06, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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