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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With a big smile on her face, Muriel climbed into the attic to retrieve her inheritance -- a collection of chinoiserie pieces from her father’s days in the foreign service, consisting of items once owned by Asian potentates, “liberated” from the home of a Turkish pasha; however, her happiness turned to dismay when an appraiser from Antiques Roadshow sniffed and proceeded to floccinaucinihilipilificate the whole lot, saying that someone had been hornswoggled into buying cheap reproductions, “but that tiny jewel-encrusted snuff box might fetch up to six figures at auction.”.

 

(by wordgirl)

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Trump warily eyed the antique Ming chair which the dealer earnestly assured him "once supported an oriental potentate," and "would blend well with the chinoiserie" in his Park Avenue apartment, but fearing his sophisticated guests might deride the expensive purchase as a mere floccinaucinihilipilificative reproduction, and their host just another rich parvenu hornswoggled in the high-end antique market, he demurred with "I'll give it some thought." (by mtc)
The Quandary for Wednesday, January 15, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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