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:

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Farmer Jones literally buttonholed me, grabbing my shirt collar and shouting right into my face, “Carpe diem, and I don’t care if my property is conterminous with the state of Nevada, I’ve found gold – not some of that pseudomorph iron pyrite stuff, you know, fool’s gold -- but real, genuine gold, and it’s mine!”.

(by wordgirl)

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Leaning over the fence (our back gardens being conterminous) my neighbour buttonholed me to say that the rosebuds I was just then swiftly gathering were malformed pseudomorphic sports; to which I carelessly replied  "carpe diem, old chum", knowing that I was to be shot at dawn.

 

(by Bud Myte)

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"This windowless upside-down elevation has a pseudomorphic facade in a style that is completely unlike the conterminous homes in our area", I told my architect when I fired him but he protested and buttonholed me for over an hour insisting that we should "carpe diem and seize this opportunity to stake our place in the design avant-garde even if the house is absurdly dysfunctional from its residents' point of view". (by Sami)

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When they say "Carpe diem!," they don't mean for us then to buttonhole that day with a long harangue about how that actual and precious day is a non-conterminous pseudomorph of our imagined ideal day! (by kathological)
The Quandary for Wednesday, January 09, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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