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:


I could not make any truly provident decision since my overpriced private, for-profit, health insurance plan only provided one gastroenterologist, a man who was more like some intestinal Dr. Strangelove than a medical professional, who recommended a straight diet of nothing but water and corn salad, leaving me even more bedraggled and weak than I had been previously.

(by bloviator)


Bedraggled after a day of thankless weeding, the farmer made a not-so-provident decision, channeling Dr. Strangelove: he flooded the fields with herbicide, as if he could not imagine that the corn might die along with the corn salad.

(by Rudi)
The Quandary for Saturday, August 24, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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