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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Fans of Diana, an archeress who styled herself after the mythical Goddess of the Hunt, began to lose heart when on the morning of the decisive tournament she appeared to malinger, first quibbling about the carrots in her lucky slumgullion breakfast, then about the bodkin points and fletchings on her silver arrows, the bend in her deflex bow, the weather, and generally anything within range of her abnormally acute eyesight, giving everyone the distinct impression she was "overdrawn." (by mtc)

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The Hunger Games opens in the dreary landscape of a repressed society where nobody would dare malinger from harsh work in the mines or quibble about the conditions under which the working people live, and a teenage archeress uses her skills to bring home small game for the family’s slumgullion on which they survive.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Thursday, December 05, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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