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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Florette was a true “flower child” of the 60s, living as nature intended, her name paronymous with the flora among which she lived – anthophilous and unclothed, naked among the flowers in her extensive garden, where she greeted guests with no pudeur whatsoever, for she was comfortable in her own skin and an inveterate flirt.

(by wordgirl)

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(continued from yesterday) But at the interview, Hortense Bracegirdle displayed more pudeur than her resume, which showed her to be, on paper, an inveterate exaggerator, but in real life, as quiet and antophilous as her first name (Hortense means gardener), and as wound up and reserved as the garment paronymous with her last name.

 

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Thursday, July 12, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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