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:


That wolf man be chasin’ me ‘roun the table sayin’ he gotta get a taste, sayin, "the mellifluous aroma of my honey pot was sui generis in all the world," and I don no what that mean, but Ize know what he want, so I ensconce a pot a chop suey in his generous behind and start hollerin’ for mama bear, an he know mama bear, an he decide it a good time to take a hiatus from our kitchen.

(by fdrisc)


As an apiculturist, she was sui generis; not only did she use alternative methods to protect her melliferous insect children like a mama bear while they remained comfortably ensconced in her custom-designed hives during their cold-weather hiatus, but she also plied her trade in the most unfavorable location: Alaska. (by Shortscribe)


If the opera singer was extraordinary -- her voice comprised such honeyed tones that her larynx was called melliferous, in the press -- then her manager, her mother, was positively sui generis:  this fierce mama bear would enforce a strict six month hiatus after her daughter's performance of a role onstage, ensconcing -- really, imprisoning -- the young diva in a remote mountain villa where she was cut off from the blandishments of importunate impresarios and an adoring public.  (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Monday, May 13, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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