Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

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One of the major drawbacks of the peccary-drawn carriage was how insatiably rhizophagous peccaries can get; they slowed down so much to sniffle out roots that the postilion had to find some way to distract them, though our own postilion was too demure to find a distraction technique in which something phosphoresced and dazzled the peccaries.

(by Elijah Shiffer)

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For some reason, the aliens respected horses above all terrestrial creatures, and though he tried to demure when asked about making the US president carry an alien postilion on his back while dragging the leading carriage of the Carrot Carriage Parade that ceremoniously transported the favored food to the rhizophagous, extraterrestrial conquerors, the alien leader could not hide his pride when his face phosphoresced a bright blue in the dark night. (by Shortscribe)
The Quandary for Monday, June 17, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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