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:


"I really don't think we should name this model the Chevy Sangfroid", I argued proficiently to the marketing team, but they were determined that the new roadster should appeal to cool game hunters in the outback, and it would have taken nothing less than theurgy to talk them out of it.

(by Sami)


“But Dadums,” explained Artemis, “he, a mere mortal, beheld the ablutions of the naked virgin huntress, yet, despite the violation, a certain sangfroid filled me; I did not think of my proficiency with the bow, but by theurgic grace transformed him into a stag, his hounds in a frenzied chevy did the rest, renting, ripping and devouring him—“CHILD”, interrupted a sputtering Zeus’ “would not a sample canker have sufficed?!”

(by fdrisc)


At least now, Republicans' chevy for evidence that the administration cankered something - anything - has yielded actual results in the case of the AP and IRS scandals; before, it was as if their zeal and envy of Obama's sangfroid proficiency in this challenging odyssey of his presidency had them praying for the theurgy that they thought arrived with the terrorist acts in Libya. (by Shortscribe)


Girrrls, here at Miss Juno's Academy you will learn that it is not enough to become proficient at your work; no; you must be seen to perform your theurgy with poise and sangfroid at all times -- thus, never chevy a hare when you can easily break its little neck at one stroke, ha-ha, and, conversely, never threaten a nation with plague and pestilence when all you can deliver are a few measly canker sores! (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Wednesday, May 22, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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