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:



That insolent jackanapes was gamboling about and got up in my face with his jabberwocky, so I gave him a shove and tore the armscye of that smaragdine jacket he likes so much.

(by wordgirl)


He wrote her that he dreamed of her clear smaragdine eyes and that he loved to steal a glimpse of her soft shoulders through her armscyes, but she had brown eyes and wore only long-sleeved shirts, and she decided that his love letter was just empty gambol from a womanizing jackanapes. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Thursday, January 31, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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