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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The study included a detailed phylogeny of the auteur's pyrotechnics--how his firework installations evolved from voluptuous luxuriousness to gallant understatement.

(by rochi)

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Considered to be the pre-eminent  auteur in his field of linguistic  endeavor, Marcel offered up the gallant gesture to excuse himself from the amateur attempt at verbal pyrotechnics that his colleagues attempted to engage in, even though they never really evolved from the lower echelons of cerebral phylogeny. (by ElkSummer)
The Quandary for Wednesday, July 04, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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