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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"TOAD-ily delicious, master!" were the final flattering words and feeble bon mot of the last known toady immediately after he mistakenly swallowed a true poisonous toad and shortly before he flopped as part of the ignominious and now superannuated scam of toad eating. (by mtc)

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Upton Smythe and his position were superannuated, but he had been kept on by the firm out of pity, and when he was finally let go, he was such an old toady that he expected flattery would persuade the HR Director to present him with a service award, tempering the ignominy of walking out the front door carrying a box filled with his office accoutrements, but when he got home, his wife brought him back to reality with the bon mot, “There’s no fool like an old fool.”.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Saturday, January 11, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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