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:

3

The fortress town was impregnable from the outside, but its filthy, serpentine alleys were perfused by grifters, thugs, and all manner of degenerates, corrupting it from the inside out. (by AndymAndym)

2

 

Richie Rich thought that he had gotten to a ripe old age by living in an impregnable compound, but a private duty nurse walked right up the serpentine path alongside the drive to the front door and grifted his fortune with a sweetheart scam by marrying the old man and then finishing him off with a quick perfusion of potassium, which stopped his tender heart.

(by wordgirl)

1

The serpentine machinations of his romantic advances, frustrated by her impregnable virtue, a dark grift he chose: replacing her insulin with GBH, he waited like a spider for the poisonous perfusion to work as all his efforts had failed.

(by fdrisc)
The Quandary for Friday, March 22, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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