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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The tribology research group was excited to hear about a creature in the Amazon which secreted a substance that seemed like the perfect solution for the lubrication problem they were trying to solve, but they were also fettered by their qualms about using animals which might be harmed in the process.

 

 

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Monday, March 18, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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