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:


After reassuring the homeowner that he was an expert, Lance was left alone to imbricate the roof tiles while the construction boss left to pick up the other workers, and being a gadabout, he had a great time dancing up and down the ladder with his headphones blasting, and casting an oeillade to every woman who walked by, but after leaning out too far to ogle one particularly well-endowed lass, he found himself lying on the ground under a pile of broken tiles, nobbling the renovation process and resulting in his being nobbled by the entire Aussie crew upon their return.

(by wordgirl)


Most would have thought it impossible to further nobble the reputation of Lord Lech, a notorious gadabout and philanderer who never missed a chance to cast an oeillade at the fair sex, until he was found in what the society pages politely referred to as "an imbricated position" with his sister, an "unidentified male," and a German Shepherd. (by mtc)
The Quandary for Sunday, December 29, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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