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:


Ena opened an emergency, ready-made gin and tonic from the rooftop lazy Susan, knocked a veritable cornice of ice into her drink from the frozen chimney top, and lay back on her sun-lounger, unadmonished and debauched.

(by LexigraphicLove)


Mr Jackson had needed to be admonished by his handlers on two occasions during that trip to Berlin;  the first time for having dangled his infant daughter over the cornice of the Grand Hotel in order to show her off to the crowd in the street below, and the second, for his attempt to debauch a young busboy while spinning him around atop the lazy Susan on a banquet table in a posh Turkish restaurant.  (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Friday, April 19, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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