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:

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My agemate Jacques LaTrine is hardly ever my complice when it comes to hanging out with the boys, since his quiddity focuses on bathroom humor and he does much better with fifth graders who like fart jokes and learning about such things as vomited owl pellets and dinosaur enteroliths.

(by wordgirl)

3

Such are the vagaries of reaching a venerable and ripe old age; that one's acquaintences should consider themselves to be complices, rather than simple agemates, thus entailing one another with the somewhat pedestrian quiddity of describing every gaseous bubble and enterolith that their entrails do produce.

(by ElkSummer)

2

 

Jean-Pierre Bataille found with increasing chagrin that although his complice in gastronomic indulgence M. Lavoisier was his agemate, and also had the quiddity of always eating until he vomited, Bataille increasingly suspected an enterolith in himself -  and its consequent invalidity - whilst Lavoisier gorged himself upon peacock eggs with undiminished vitality.

(by Mellifluous)

1

"Beware the deadly enterolith!" hissed my agemate (and sometime complice) Velbert in a mysterious voice--for 'twas a peculiar quiddity of Velbert's to intentionally misuse words, applying to them the meanings he believed they ought to have, based on their sound (though in this case, "the deadly enterolith" might well have referred to an intestinal obstruction, and so not been far from the mark).

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Friday, June 29, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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