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:


Sam, a Don Juan who seduced many women, and Joe, an obsessive womanizer were a monoousian pair; both were also provocateurs who tried to convince Billy - who was antipathetic to their womanizing ways - to go on two dates with different women the same night.

(by jdw314)


Ben was the Don Juan of the group, ever chasing after the girl; Martin was the provocateur, running the campus protest groups; and Wyatt was simply antipathetic to any and all suggestions; yet the three were fast friends since high school, and once I saw them playing Call of Duty together, I was completely convinced they were a monoousian trio.

(by debbie)  1 comment


A college acquaintance of mine, a known and much-reviled Don Juan, tried to persuade me that we should be roommates on strength of his belief that we were so much alike and shared so many monoousian traits, but I was antipathetic to the idea and dampened his enthusiasm by acknowledging that I was perhaps an agent provocateur on some campus issues, but certainly not a predatory womanizer.

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Saturday, January 26, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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