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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"I've just perfected the most utile invention EVER, and all thanks to a 400 billion euro subsidy from the EU," exulted the Swiss bellygod, as he bounced around the dining hall on tiptoe, pausing to slurp down fistfulls of spaghetti alle vongole that seemed to hover and slither a few centimeters above his dinner plate, "-- a means of extracting from my victuals all their Higgs bosons, which turn out not to be an irremediably integrant part of the recipe!" (by Gravely)


The Higgs boson, a bit so small as to never be seen, but so utile as to give weight to the world, is the integrant despised by all bellygods, who would love to step on a scale the morning after an epicurean feast and not find an epic increase.

(by fdrisc)
The Quandary for Saturday, July 06, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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