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:


And so I found myself flanked by gorgons, the five of us in an improbable quincunx, their faces pocked and putrescent like... very much like gorgonzola, and as they persisted with their inscrutable mutterings, I could only assume I had become the target of a most bizarre sales pitch, but I would not be like all the sheeple who had fallen for such caseous ploys, so "No," I said, "No, I will not buy your cheese." (by Rudi)


The so-called entertainment on the first night of the cruise consisted of five scantily-clad gorgons arranged in a quincunx on the stage, all of them flailing their arms and legs in an unsynchronized dance as the one in the center screeched out the greatest hits of Heart, and for some inscrutable reason the gray-headed sheeple who made up the audience applauded wildly after each number. (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Thursday, August 22, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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