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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In the past, we had to commiserate and empathize long and hard to bring Byron back to an apollonian state after such a petty critique of one of his performances, but lately he’s been a real pachyderm – thick-skinned to the max.

(by wordgirl)

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My pachyderm Lenny Kravitz is the most serene, harmonious, disciplined, well-balanced--in a word, the most apollonian Indian elephant in my neighborhood; and while I certainly commiserate with the rather jealous owners of lesser elephants on neighboring streets, the fact is that I'm extremely proud of the positive critiques Lenny gets (even though I myself am something of a pachyderm, and therefore a negative critique wouldn't really rankle me).

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Saturday, February 18, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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