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:


Despite reassurance by the king’s guards that the town and the monastery were located behind impregnable walls, the monks felt that the canorous pealing of the bells signaling time for the midday meal should also be a reminder to daven for the safety of all, prior to indulging in sustenance followed by siesta.

(by wordgirl)


Drowsy from the heat of the Valencian afternoon, and lulled by the canorous tones of her husband's voice as he led the faithful in their davening downstairs, the rabbi's wife was free to develop her fantasies in the impregnable solitude of her siesta.  (by Gravely)



The Muezzin in the impregnable tower above me, the faithful gathered for the call to pray in the courtyard below me, my personal daven, as I surveyed the scene from my balcony, was for another gin and tonic, but, having finished the gin, I settled for a siesta to the canorous calls around me.

(by fdrisc)
The Quandary for Sunday, March 24, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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