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:


"Yoho!" yelled the possessed boy, frightened out of his autochthonous wits, as the exorcist verily and with the skill of a spiritual  prestidigitator snapped his fingers, and produced like Satan's Joker a writhing, vermilion demon from the sulphurous air.   

(by mtc)


The autochthonous people were verily enthralled by their captive’s call of “yoho” to get their attention, followed by his feats of prestidigitation; so, instead of (literally) roasting him at their victory feast, they lauded him as a great shaman and adopted him as one of their own.

(by wordgirl)


"Even the most jaded among you will shout 'Yoho!' and 'Verily!'" shouted the checker-suited carnival barker, wowing the crowd of credulous hayseeds, "when you witness The Amazing Whoduzit perform wondrous feats of magic and prestidigitation never seen before, right here on your autochthonous soil, making a mighty elephant appear from thin air, and dollar bills disappear from your pockets!" (by mtc)
The Quandary for Friday, October 25, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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