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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Rory Gobsmack Duckworth-Suggins, senior partner at the law firm Suggins, Suggins, Suggins, Duckworth, Suggins, and Duckworth-Suggins, was a punctilious man, given to contemplating his qualia beside purling rills of silver and  green that wound their way amidst a slew of Crotchberry bushes down on Eldritch Cleaver Boulevard, their naughty baccate fruit glistening like engorged Junebugs in the halcyon peanutty goodness o' summer.

 

(by saintdufus)

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Madame Defarge needed to be punctilious in her work – knitting and purling rapidly in exactly the right sequence, using a slew of stitches to create her coded list of names, the qualia of the knitted structure being such that a pattern could be created which she, or anyone else who understood the cipher, could read back later, but an even greater mystery to the untrained eye than a message written with letters of the alphabet.

(by wordgirl)

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There was something quaint, and deeply endearing, in Wilma's devotion to a slew of old-fashioned customs, for example her punctilious purling by hand of all our linen, but after a few years of this, the lure of a faster modern life overcame my attachment to her and created in me a qualia akin to suffocation, and I ran away forever.

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Friday, July 20, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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