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:


He didn't understand why on such a beautiful, sunny day he would feel any angst, but somehow the comely lady who had not been far throughout his walk unnerved him; he was just thinking he would not have noticed her but for her pleasant face, and then suddenly, he felt the pain of her pretty poniard right in HIS face as she screamed, "now you'll definitely need an expert in otorhinolaryngology, you bloody hypochondriac!" (by Shortscribe)


"Perhaps you can help me relieve my angst at having a tiny sliver of salmon vertebra lodged in my epiglottis," I said to the comely young practitioner of otorhinolarangology in the ER, "for whenever I swallow, I imagine that someone is twisting a poniard in my throat!" (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Friday, June 21, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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