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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While vetting applicants for the President's position, members of the Society to Preserve High Moral Principles became concerned after they discovered Christian had been mulcted for selling Amaranth Extract, a nostrum which promised eternal life, and he had previously been known by the nickname, "Pecksniff." (by mtc)

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After he fell asleep while reading Sir Thomas Moore's Utopia, David embarked on a pajama-clad sonambulistic stroll during which he dreamed of a world Platonic in its perfection where men behaved nobly without need for mulct or imprisonment, a world without pecksniffian pretension where children never misbehaved, and where amaranthine flowers bloomed in purple profusion to everyone's delight.  
 
(by mtc)
The Quandary for Monday, October 28, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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