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:



Praying that his contact was a femme fatale and not some 86-year-old great-grandmother, Jason crept around the corner of the cathedral, left hypethral after the roof caved in during the recent bombing, and stealthily approached the side entrance, where he blundered into a gaggle of geese, all of which began squawking and honking so loudly that he might as well have had a tucket sound for his arrival.

(by wordgirl)


Charged by the top dog at our investment bank to recruit more female employees, I was screening a gaggle of resumes when I came upon Hortense Bracegirdle's career objective "to become a Wall Street femme fatale and reach for the sky" and decided to interview her and evaluate at once her sexual tucket and hypethral ambition. (by Sami)


In Chilbo Spankins' Surmbury Award-winning novel One Foot In The Pelican's Nest and the Other on a Banana Peel, a gaggle of femme fatales are herded into a giant hypethral stadium to the accompaniment of a tucket fanfare, then dunked in large vats of cream corn and forced to wrestle for the amusement of the decadent masses (not to give anything away, but in Chapter 7 a superhero known as The Tooth swoops in--literally: he's got a vine rigged up at the top of the stadium--and scoops the corn-drenched maidens into his arms in one swell foop, then whisks them away to a volcanic island, where he trains them to be his minions--for he has decided to become a supervillain).



(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Wednesday, July 11, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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