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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Listen, I don't mean to disparage your favorite author, but any knucklehead can come up with a clever-sounding book title like "Sense and Sensibility" if all you have to do is toss off an obvious and indubitable paregmenon like "Penis and Penetration", or "Heel and Hallux", or "Fear and Ferocity", or ... "Beets and Japanese Beetles" ... right, Professor (why're you giving me that look again)? (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Friday, September 27, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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