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:


Claiming, in an ad hominem attack, that his opponent's popularity was the result of a cantrip, the redoubtable political manipulator made a Cry Face to demonstrate how sorry the electorate would soon be if they let themselves be swayed by sorcery. (by Rudi)


This morning, an email message told me that the site for the redoubtable word challenge Quadrivial Quandary was down, and as my cry face expressed my deep disappointment, I muttered an ad hominem attack against those geeks who maintain websites and the internet as beings who plague my life with glitches, but since I understood so little about techie things, it seemed as if some cantrip later in the day restored my access to the internet, the website, and my sense of wellbeing.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Sunday, October 28, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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