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:


He had paid with punctilio in better times, but now he was behind on his vigorish and was receiving all the typical threats that are concomitant with delinquency, so if he wanted to live he needed to wend his way out of town and far from the moneylenders and their hit men.

(by Rudi)


It was a true art form, honed by years of experience, to wend one’s way through the dens of iniquity concomitant with staying alive and coming out on top, knowing the punctilio of the bookie joints and gambling halls, paying the lowest vigorish possible, and avoiding broken legs or being found with cement overshoes at the bottom of the river.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Sunday, September 02, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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