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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Hoping for a substantial advance on her next novel, Mayze Grey sent off the précis for her agent to review -- an adventure story about Seattle grunge singer Percy Fop, who yarled away at night and carried out daring rescues during the day, as his band made its first world tour -- a scarlet pimpernel who left billet-doux on stationery stamped with red flowers to thank the many groupies and fans who aided his mission, sometimes willingly, sometimes unwittingly, by providing alibis, hiding places, and familiarity with the local scene.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Saturday, August 04, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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