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:

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The gaumless obviate only the obvious; as to the obscure, God protects all fools and children deus ex machina, they never eat crow.

(by fdrisc)

4

Our gaumless captor tried to obviate our escape, but was forced to eat crow when Mary, our deus ex machina, broke the flimsy handcuffs. (by ChrisH)

3

After exhorting his buddies to watch how he was going to "fuck" me "up", my would-be assailant mounted such a gaumless execution as obviated the need for a deus ex machina to swoop in and pluck me out of danger:  he dropped his knife twice and then failed to open the blade, and as I sauntered away I could hear him eating crow to whoops of laughter.  (by Gravely)

2

Obviating all protocol, for you can't afford the time nor did I intend to observe it anyway, senator, I shall spare you, in a deus ex machina but not altruistic act, both the public humiliation of being exposed as the gaumless person we both know you are, and the perhaps more sour dish of confession; you wont have to eat crow this time, senator. (by PaideiaSofista)

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When we pleaded for a pit stop in order to obviate being stranded in the desert, our gaumless driver ridiculed our worries and pushed on past the last gas station, but when we stalled later with no other cars in sight, he was forced to eat crow and he sheepishly assured us that a deus ex machina would soon save us from a slow parched death in the 120 degree heat. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Saturday, March 30, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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