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:


The aumildar in charge of the holiday party was incredibly demanding, but Gertie remained imperturbable by viewing his interference in her work as nugacity, and she moved forward smoothly with the dinner preparations, including a truly awesome Twelfth cake decorated with marzipan figures and candied fruit representing the three kings and their gifts.

(by wordgirl)


As strictly required by the terms of his employ, the aumildar remained coldly imperturbable when (on calling to collect from her the year's first weekly payment) Mrs Miggins merely simpered and declared that of course she would pay next time, urging him for now to take a slice of her Twelfth Cake - which impertinent, utterly nugacious offering he efficiently declined.


(by Bud Myte)



One might think preparing for a 4 year old’s birthday party a nugacious task compared to that of an aumildar for the IRS, and even despite the slightest sign of stress baking a Twelfth Night for her son– any such sign it was having a toll on her physically or emotionally was as imperturbable as a sweet kiss on the cheek.

(by Stephen763)


"Nougat City!", quipped the aumildar at our weight loss clinic as the Twelfth cake, made of nougat, was brought out at our January 5th gathering, and he went on to discuss the nugacity of making new year resolutions, but we remained imperturbable and waited for him to finish so we could attack dessert without restraint. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Saturday, January 05, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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