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 artist depicts aurorean light with apparently Apollonian craft, but his skillful depiction of dawn lacks a zeptomole of originality: pseudoclasic at best, it is in fact a copy of a classic!

(by Rudi)



As the temple was unearthed, the amateur archeologists were sure that they would find some organic Apollonian remnant from which they could extract a few zeptomoles of DNA linked to an aurorean period in the history of man and his achievements, but were sorely disappointed to learn that the structure was a pseudoclassic replica from the 1800s when pottery shards at the site were found to be stamped with “Made in Japan”.

(by wordgirl)


One of the latest diet fads, billed by its critics the 'pseudoclassic delusion', bases its recommendations on allegedly ancient practices and promises its male adherents that they will end up with ideal, classical Appolonian bodies if they rise at a pre-aurorean hour and consume minute quantities, measured in 'zeptomoles', of fruit, nuts and Xxtra Flamin' Hot Crunchy Cheese Flavored Cheetos.

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Thursday, January 10, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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