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:

2

Despite the carping of smellfungus critics who labeled it "commercial kitsch," Melissa's brainchild, "The Peri-urban Excursion," pitched as "a rolling love boat round the crepuscular peri-urban periphery," turned out to be a hit with lovelorn logophiles. 

(by mtc)

1

Savoring the lemon twist in his martini, Smellfungus complained bitterly about the sour reception audiences in the small peri-urban theatre gave to "Crepuscule of the Gods," Wagner's operatic masterpiece, Twilight of the Gods ("Götterdämmerung") set to rap music, an artistic hybrid he had optimistically envisioned would produce both a financial cornucopia and critical acclaim. (by mtc)
The Quandary for Tuesday, October 29, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

Since September 2009, word lovers have offered 7148 sentences — each one a surprise — to QQ's unique and growing library. Explore other Quandaries through our word list or the calendar below. View yesterday's QQ resolutions or pick a day at random.

Definitions:

We don't archive definitions. You can find the definitions on their respective sites by following the links above.

Quadrivial Quandary (QQ) is owned and operated by Rudi Seitz.
Sentences submitted to QQ are the property of their authors. See our page on Copyright Information for details.
Dictionary definitions are the property of their respective sources, presented here via public RSS feeds or otherwise with permission.
All other material is copyright 2015 by Rudi Seitz, all rights reserved.
Use of this site is governed by our terms of service.
Contact: rudi at quadrivialquandary dot com.