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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Returning to his cell from the prison yard, Abagnale saw a single falling star extinguish itself through the welkin, a keen reminder of his quondam criminal career which had once burned brightly, fueled by factitious currency, fraught with the seeds of its own downfall. (by mtc)

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These days, the night is quiet indeed; but, quondam, strange cries rose to the welkin from those fraught with the eerie manifestations of what was later diagnosed as a factitious disorder brought on by misunderstanding of military maneuvers carried out in the dark.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Wednesday, January 08, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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