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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The loup-garou was known for viciously attacking townsfolk with his outsized incisors, but this bidentate wolf-man had an unusual vulnerability: being a trainiac just as much as he was a lycanthrope, Choo-Choo Two-Teeth (as they called him) would grow mawkish when reminded of the model railroad he fancied in his youth.

(by Rudi)

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He looked harmless enough, the bidentate old man with two scraggly bottom teeth, perhaps a trainiac in his oil-stained overalls, holding a long-stemmed red rose and muttering softly in French as he stood on the platform of the abandoned train depot, a mawkish rural Romeo waiting for his Juliet – until the moon rose and he was transformed into the ferocious loup-garou, scourge of Val d’Or.

(by wordgirl)

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Despite his name, very few people would guess that my uncle, Lou P. Garou, is in fact a werewolf: a passionate model train enthusiast with a predilection for mawkish romance novels, Uncle Lou retains but two of his teeth (a molar and a bicuspid), and moreover is entirely glabrous, with nary a strand of body-fur in evidence; and for these reasons the bidentate trainiac invariably escapes detection in the loup-garou hunts which periodically occur in our neighborhood.

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Tuesday, October 30, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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