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:


As we were guided towards a narrow plank at the ship's edge, my panglossian travel companion assured me that we would soon be assoiled of whatever charge had earned us this treatment, and that our new captain, despite an uncannily unciform left hand, was surely no pirate.

(by Rudi)


It is uncanny how a modern-day person can be such a pangloss, thinking that only good things will happen for her people and wearing an unciform jade pendant to remind her of the Maori creation story of New Zealand -- islands being fished from the primordial sea by a great god -- but she can be assoiled on the basis of believing in her cultural heritage and its myths. (by wordgirl)


In the summer when Hortense Bracegirdle apprenticed for a defense attorney, she felt greatly offended on the day when a folder labelled 'ASSOIL' was left on her desk, but on investigating its contents, she found that it was merely a panglossian prediction that the man suspected of killing his neighbor with an unciform prosthesis would be acquitted, and not, as she initially feared, an uncanny insult regarding an oleaginous behind. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Saturday, October 20, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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