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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I was enjoying a few hypnopompic moments while remembering that I needed to finish setting up my works for the vernissage that evening, which made me salivate at the thought of the tempting treats to be served during my big chance to move up in the world from indigent starving student to recognized, financially comfortable, and well-fed artist.

(by wordgirl)

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In the last hypnopompic moments of dawn, I saw in a dream a vernissage in Soho where New York socialites, art critics, collectors and medley connoisseurs were salivating over my paintings and bidding millions of dollars for each at a time, but reality came back unsparingly when I opened my eyes in my meager drafty abode and saw that I was still a hopelessly indigent starving artist. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Thursday, January 17, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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