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:


Shortly after her diaperhood , Scarlett Staine began to notice crime dramas on television and she proceeded to dream of becoming a famous forensic scientist, but her hopes were dashed under the duress of pomp and ceremony when she was asked to auspicate her crime lab’s latest testing technology with a tour and reception for visiting clinical pathologists, during which the sample specimens began to agglutinate and the fruity gelatin dessert did not.

(by wordgirl)


I am delighted to auspicate my tenure as editorhere... well forgiveme... you see, when I was still in diaperhood, I had a tendency to agglutinate my words, and it was only under duress that I learned to keep them apart; now, forty years later and without threat of punishment, I do regresssometimes.

(by Rudi)
The Quandary for Sunday, September 01, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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