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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Jaxon of Blaxton began his sudorific race fueled by a combination of fear and the knowledge that only he could deliver a message that might save his people, which drove him onward across the formerly becastled countryside now laying in ruins with smoking remnants of farms, villages and fortresses -- not due to a marauding horde of men, but a mighty winged beast -- a dragon, which had swooped down and snatched him up, carrying him toward its rocky lair, but had interrupted its flight to gorge on mutton (its favorite fare) – a whole flock -- its captive ignored while satisfying its hunger, leaving the monster soporific from satiety and allowing him to escape and run to warn his people, for Jaxon knew full well that the castle walls were not tenable against a creature such as this, and that the only possible defense was to mount a strong offense by attacking the dragon as it lay sated and sleepy.

(by wordgirl)

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Lord Snozbury thought his military position tenable, if not impregnable; but he failed to take into account the voracious territorial appetite of the Duke of Horm, whose satiety would not be complete until he had laid waste to Snozbury's entire northern march, from the Plorkbaum Hills in the west to Snozbury's own becastled capital of Fardlesburg--where even now, untold hordes of Groobian slaves toiled in a sudorific, round-the-clock effort to erect the celebrated Gigantus of Fardlesburg, a 100-foot-tall chryselephantine statue of the god Seuss, which Snozbury fervently hoped would become the Eighth Wonder of the World, "and put Snozburia on the map once and for all."

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Monday, May 07, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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