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:


At the coronation of King Gustav, Sir Gunther reaffirmed his troth to his childhood friend, and reflected upon the amazing accomplishments of the wunderkind who had raised their nation to its current place in the world, molded him from a hobbledehoy into a great warrior, and guided the biddable populace by his munificence rather than a love of power and brutality.

(by wordgirl)


Certainly no wunderkind, Emmet was a hobbledehoy whose one saving grace was a firm troth to his teachers that made him eminently biddable.

(by Rudi)


As I ambled through the room at our twentieth high school reunion, I marveled at my warm feeling of troth towards my former classmates now reappeared in their various transformations, from biddable hobbledehoy to Silicon Valley wunderkind, from hometown queen to US Senator, and yes, from schoolyard bully to used cars jackass. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Monday, November 12, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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