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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As the appointed legal guardian of Young Master Humwich, the tutelary Falkbeer--for all his finer points--nevertheless failed to pass muster, cutting a somewhat dubious figure overall: afflicted by frequent mulligrubs, the corpulent trustee was also wont to burst into spontaneous nudity at the most inappropriate moments, cavorting with bacchanalian abandon in the Italianate fountain as he belted forth rousing choruses from Spamalot and volubly extolled the virtues of genetically-modified corn.

 

(by saintdufus)

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Knowing his mulligrubs, it was dubious that his application to assume tutelary responsibilities for a sibship of orphans would pass muster.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Sunday, December 09, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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