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:


The unearthly ship parted the clouds descending as a sailing ship parts the waves of a stormy sea, with insuperable grace and power, an angel of wroth temperament inspiring awe in all who saw, and as it descended ominous gerrymandered shapes began to issue forth. (by mtc)


"Let's see now," the cub reporter puzzled, "which phrase works best: Wroth political wrangling in Washington has led to 1) an unearthly impasse, 2) a frozen state of impotence, or 3) a seemingly insuperable deadlock because gerrymandered districts provide no motivation for compromise, and insulate Congressmen from the majority's wrath?" (by mtc)
The Quandary for Tuesday, November 26, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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