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:

5

"Oh Marybeth, you're such a plethoric ass," I said as she and I crossed swords again over her assumption of lex loci in our tort action with the convalescence hospital. (by ChrisH)

4

By dint of moral clarity and force of will, she faced down her plethoric foes at home and crossed swords with the bloodiest tyrants abroad, until the world began its long convalescence from the despair and devastation of totalitarianism, and democracy and free markets became lex loci in the theretofore darkest places on earth. (by Sami)  1 comment

3

I feel wretched after my closing argument; what plethoric tosh I spouted as I crossed swords with the defence counsel - our lex loci might demand fair representation, but now I must convalesce and feel clean again. (by LexigraphicLove)

2

The dolphin saw the tiny blowfish but ignored the lexi loci of territory and thought him so small - even after the blowfish became plethoric and more menacing - that a dispute with him over that minuscule patch seemed inconsequential; little did he know that he'd be convalescing after their quick battle, when he was forced to understand why you don't cross swords with a blowfish. (by Shortscribe)

1

I had thought I should be permitted to convalesce in peace at the lovely sanitorium by the sea, but, no;  by suppertime I had already crossed swords with the administratrix of the  house, a woman plethoric with bile, over my order to a serving-boy to bring a glass of warm brandy, and it transpired that under the lex loci she was empowered not only to countermand such a reasonable request, but further to withold my dessert as a supplementary proof of her spite.  (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Monday, April 08, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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