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:


"Do you really expect me to believe this schmaltzy, improbable story will sell?" the studio executive responded, waving his hands in the air: "a hayseed farm girl, her pet dog, her house, and miscellaneous paraphernalia are sucked up by a twister into a fantasy land somewhere in the clouds where she meets a good witch, a wicked witch, a band of cute but rebarbative munchkins; then sets off on a journey to meet the Wizard of Oz, and along the way picks up a scarecrow, a tin man, and a cowardly lion who vanquish the wicked witch and a flight of flying monkeys, debunk the Wizard as a fraud, and--stop, get out!" (by mtc)
The Quandary for Thursday, December 26, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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