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:


Wave after wave of Anzac soldiers surged forward, purling nearer to the enemy defenses, while a select group who were vanward sang a series of patriotic songs followed by a rousing victory roundelay, and many others joined in to sing the chorus, and as they pushed ever closer to the foot of the bluffs, the Turkish machine gunners fired from above and pierced their layers of clothing and helmets as if the only covering they possessed was their natural integument – their bare skin.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Sunday, July 22, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

Since September 2009, word lovers have offered 7815 sentences — each one a surprise — to QQ's unique and growing library. Explore other Quandaries through our word list or the calendar below. View yesterday's QQ resolutions or pick a day at random.


We don't archive definitions. You can find the definitions on their respective sites by following the links above.

Quadrivial Quandary (QQ) is owned and operated by Rudi Seitz.
Sentences submitted to QQ are the property of their authors. See our page on Copyright Information for details.
Dictionary definitions are the property of their respective sources, presented here via public RSS feeds or otherwise with permission.
All other material is copyright 2015 by Rudi Seitz, all rights reserved.
Use of this site is governed by our terms of service.
Contact: rudi at quadrivialquandary dot com.