Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:


My dear, to tarry with me in this abode would only debauch your good name, so prithee depart over that side threshold, leaving only your tiny footprints in the damp soil of the garden path as bona fides of your visit.

(by wordgirl)


Tarrying on the treshold of the oft-debauched bar, the gunslinger slowly turned at the questioning of his bona fides.

(by MrXerox)


She tarried on the threshold, anticipating the bona fide debauchery that awaited within.

(by tardbutt)
The Quandary for Thursday, April 19, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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