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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As his late uncle's barrister, a man of grey and dignified mien, made his entrance into the oak-paneled library to read the will, his robes of scarlet, green, purple and miniver lent a special gravitas to the occasion, and Reginald began to wonder like the rest of the anxious relations whether he had been bequeathed even a scintilla of the considerable fortune. (by mtc)
The Quandary for Thursday, October 24, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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