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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As solicitous as Rotgut’s fans may have been during his heyday, too much sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll hoopla led them to become litigious, and to demand actual music and promotional products rather than empty promises, which finally scuttled the band. 

(by wordgirl)

3

Meanwhile, Rod was roused from his own drug-fueled stupor to field (not always as solicitously as he might) what seemed like the thousandth angry phone call from one of the bands' many victims: "I don't care what the hoopla is about, or whether you had to scuttle the tour, or how litigious you are--I'm NOT their manager--F off!" (by mtc)

2

Jimmy Rotgut squinted at the crowd of reporters through a booze-fueled fog, wondering what the hoopla was all about, and replied, “When Rod was our manager, he was always so solicitous, and never seemed to mind when we’d scuttle a ship or trash a few hotel rooms, but since he’s left the band, he appears to have developed a litigious streak.”

(by wordgirl)

1

No sooner had the captain of HMS Intrepid given the order to scuttle his wounded warship to prevent its capture by the enemy, than a hoopla developed among a litigious faction of the wardroom whose solicitous concern for their own well-being far out-plumbed their shallow devotion to duty--the mutiny had begun. (by mtc)
The Quandary for Saturday, January 18, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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