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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We lived a life with danger fraught

Brothers by birth, side-by-side we fought

‘Til he did me traduce

The one I loved seduce                             

Scuttled my ship of dreams

And so it seems

Melancholy’s my lot

All was for naught

-- my Camelot

(by wordgirl)

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When the captain ordered the scuttling of the behemoth ship and thousands of us raced to the lifeboats, I replayed in my memory the words of the travel agent who had booked me on this budget cruise, "It won't be Camelot but it won't be the worst melancholy in the world either", and I swore that I would traduce her insidious words in public immediately after my return on terra firma. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Friday, January 18, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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