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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Today’s kaffeeklatsch was supposed to have a terpsichorean theme, but instead of leading a coherent discussion on the topic of the day, our hostess was pertinacious in her desire to discuss the upcoming election, which completely disrupted the meeting.

(by wordgirl)


"This role is a dancing role and it needs a superb dancer and, by your own admission, you have never danced, don't know how to dance and don't even like dance", a Broadway casting director said to Hortense Bracegirdle at a kaffeeklatsch after a long day of auditions, but she remained pertinacious in her desire to appear on stage, believing that she could make a coherent case that her "strong personality and stage presence" would more than offset her terpsichorean lacunae. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Sunday, November 18, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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