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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Private eye Jack Dimond tipped his chair back and put his feet up on the desk to contemplate his latest case, and realized he’d really need to eat his Wheaties to have the fortitude to suss the way the puzzle pieces fit together within a system as ramose as the Vatican hierarchy, with the added difficulty of trying to read people’s faces during questioning, since the church fathers had trained for years to be hieratic in their interpersonal communication.

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

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