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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The conservative habitants of the Hampton hamlets see underclass urban urchins as indolent idlers, parasites on their prosperity while liberal luminaries believe it is these same habitants, blinded by their plutolatry, that are a harsh and heartless hurdle to healing the nation’s ills, and, whether they be ideologues or rating hogs, legions of peccant demagogues fan the fires of fanaticism, seeing evil everywhere but in the mirror.

(by fdrisc)


"My opponent promised to make all of you rich, but this is nothing but a peccant appeal to your basest greed and plutolatry", I harangued the crowd of 15 on the eve of elections in our hamlet, but it was in vain and I lost on the next day by a humiliating margin of 15 to 0, with even my wife favoring the awful demagogue. (by Sami)


Depressingly, it's in the hamlets of Louisiana, the small towns of the Mississippi shore and the strip mall coasts of Florida where Republican demagogues succeed by haranguing Democrats as peccant for fighting for the environment, the equality of women and equal opportunity for all, while conservatives gleefully slash the EPA, Headstart and Meals on Wheels and in their plutolatry redistribute wealth from the rest to the rich as the country sinks into the sea of plutocracy. (by Shortscribe)
The Quandary for Thursday, June 20, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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