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:



Lance found it difficult to become as jazzed as his research assistant in belauding the antic behavior of the vampire bat, whose bite delivers a dose of draculin from its saliva, causing the wound to ooze and allowing the creature to hover for a while and lick the seeping blood – especially since the bite they were observing was on his own shoulder.

(by wordgirl)


"Draculin, now that's serious jazz," observed the belauded vampire slayer who, in all his antic adventures, never ceased to be amazed by the anticoagulant properties of bat saliva. (by Rudi)
The Quandary for Saturday, August 25, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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