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:



Nothing could sway Pete from his desideratum to be honored in the book of Guinness World Records by winning the food eating contest at the state fair, but his attempt stopped without suasion when the first bite sent sensory input to his brain that the sausage sandwiches held tofu not dogs, rather than transparent casings filled with nitrates and meat by-products, and he was unable to glutch down even one.

(by wordgirl)


It took all my powers of suasion to convince the dubious Dr. Hormsteen of my bizarre and obscure desideratum: an overwhelming need to glutch a "not dog" every twenty-four minutes, "or face the fell scourge o' th' vengeful Furies."


(by saintdufus)


It's like.. like.. as if you're very, very hungry, and, naturally, your desideratum is a steak, but your girlfriend has 'no time for lunching', so okay you pretend to be suaded by her and considerate of her 'needs', and stop quickly to glutch five cheap hot dogs in two minutes from some hobo foodstand - all this only to find out that the guy is not a hobo, but a hippie, and the dogs, naturally, are not dogs - so like, you want steak, concede to hot dogs, but even those are not dogs - yeah, that's exactly how dissatisfied I feel!! 

(by rochi)
The Quandary for Tuesday, June 26, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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