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:


No, I will attend no long meetings this working Monday, no stifling sederunts: over the weekend I fainaigued a nice old hammock at a local tag sale and I plan to do nothing now but allow my tired limbs to frounce inside its bursiform fabric.

(by Rudi)


As the sederunt to discuss the state of the nation was called to order,  Jeremy looked up to see the prime minister approach the podium and wondered how anyone could think she had fainaigued any of her duties, seeing how the crisis had aged her by creating dark bursiform areas under her eyes and graying her hair, which frounced about as if  some wild creature had attached itself to her head.

(by wordgirl)


Caesar's bursiform nose and weathered brow frounced in exasperation at Dumnorix in the sederunt; he had perfected his ability to fainaigue countless reductions in his military commitment to Rome's objectives, due, he claimed (though Caesar knew otherwise) to defensive campaigns against the Germans across the Rhine.

(by A_Blade_Of_Grass)
The Quandary for Monday, November 26, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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