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:


He exhaled the expression in exasperation as he palpated Pharmer’s pulse, “Fiddlesticks, he’s alive”, signifying the rebirth of the feud and the death of his desire to have the proponents of the continued violence gone from this earth, which he felt was the only way to colligate the Hatfields and McCoys.


(by wordgirl)


"Fiddlesticks!" exclaimed the advertising account executive when the rookie copywriter proposed unintentionally humorous campaign slogans like "rebirth your net worth" for a bank, and "colligate then palpate" for a dating service. (by mtc)
The Quandary for Sunday, December 22, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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