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:


At first I thought you were interested in writing challenges such as QQ, but after your last few entries have failed to do more than insert the given words into an otherwise impertinent sentence I see you are a quisling who sides with the booboisie, and I feel the temptation to bash your scabrous sconce in with a sconce!

(by Elijah Shiffer)


The middle-class had just voted their extinction; they were crazed for this talking sconce, “I am one of you”, pronounced his scabrous stubble, “I am who you want to be”, said his bold chin and blue eyes, but his quisling heart belonged to those that would ensure their wealth grew grander and the booboisie were always just the booboisie. 

(by fdrisc)


We were lying silently behind the last line of defense, a sconce outside the walls of our beloved citadel, the Great City Library, and each of us had made his pledge that he would sacrifice his life rather than allow the ranged forces of the booboisie to take it over and turn it into a shopping mall, fast food court, and multi-screen cinema but our last stand became scabrous and untenable when a lowly quisling among us, a bona fide Benedict Arnold of our time, sold a map of our fortification to the enemy and we were outflanked by a few dozen ultra obese invaders storming the library in their oversized SUVs.

(by Sami)


Yes, and those are from my great uncle Vilmer, who was considered quite the quisling during the Occupation, a circumstance which has occasioned my family no end of scabrous difficulties with the local booboisie over the years -- still, you can't deny the beauty of those solid gold sconces! (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Tuesday, July 16, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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