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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“Bubbles” Shampain had a penseé about how to facilitate weight loss for all those salad dodgers out there -- eating better and getting off their duffs – with the goal of looking much younger in old age, but when the subjects of her campaign saw the celebrity’s skin close up – sere from the effects of age, too much California sun, and extreme plastic surgery plus Botox, they wondered why anyone would want to look like Joan Rivers at any age.

(by wordgirl)

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‘Let’s just say that she is a bit of a salad dodger’, my friend who had facilitated the blind date said in a sere tone, but all my hopes and expectations immediately gave way to the pensée that she was probably obese, and I called off the whole thing.

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Tuesday, June 19, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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