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:


Rory's emulous younger brother (whose name, oddly enough, is also Rory) managed to photobomb 14 of the 17 wedding photos, somehow failing to be aware of it every time: you'd see the gangling notary gorgonized in awkward horror in the background of some romantic tableau, spoiling the consummation of what for Dredge and Frudy Pooterson was a real climacteric in their lives.


(by saintdufus)


Jonathan was so emulous of B Buzz and the Lightyears that he would have done almost anything to be one of them, but didn’t realize that sneaking into the background during a publicity shoot would turn into a photobomb during a climacteric in the band’s career; however, he did get a bad vibe from the lead singer’s stony gaze which absolutely gorgonized him and kept him from making good his escape.

(by wordgirl)


In the final climacteric on the eve of Election Day, one candidate was emulous of his opponent's minuscule edge in the polls and he sought to close the gap by arranging a photo op with a celebrated Hollywood actor, but the event produced instead a gorgonizing photobomb when the actor's wife climbed on stage, grabbed the microphone and demanded a divorce because "he had the gall to endorse the wrong man over my vociferous objections."

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Monday, November 05, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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