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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When Dr. Watson became a Quaker, he was so repelled by the violence of his Sherlock Holmes stories that when the time came to revise them for a new edition he removed all the murders--so that "Silver Blaze," for instance, was reduced to a story of a missing horse--and fled to the Antipodes; when Holmes discovered that Watson had bowdlerized the stories he trailed him to the South Pacific, where he found Watson had become an effusively friendly drunk, and Holmes got his revenge by rigging an ingenious device whereby Watson's beer barrel popped its spigot just in time to drill the good doctor right between the eyes. (by TheMagicalExplodingUnicorns)

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It was not our politics that made us antipodes but our quality of expression; no spigot would ever stem the effusive flow of innuendo and vulgar accusation from his cask of righteous venom and so when I was asked to edit his latest polemic, I discovered that when my bowdlerization was complete, there was nothing left. (by fdrisc)

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A matata bird, the Bowdleria of the antipodes, whose namesake by virtue of his name and punctilious affect had been said to bowdlerize ornithology, drank from the spigot where the water flowed more effusively than anywhere else.

(by Elijah Shiffer)
The Quandary for Saturday, August 03, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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