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 mortified, but shouted back at his tormentor, “Dufus, my lawyer will prove that you set out to damnify me by making me the butt of your oh-so-funny gassers in the dining hall, and posting pages on Facebook from my diary that was secreted in such a secure location that it could only have been found by following me into that most private of places – my own bathroom, and all because you were envious of the regard shown to me by none other than Lily Tomlin, that amazingly talented actress and comedienne, who I realize is a princesse lointaine, but I idolize her nonetheless!”

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Friday, March 16, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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