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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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)

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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)

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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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