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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Krystol Shampain led her tangerine team of flashy younger decorators to victory over the columbine team composed of the more conservative old guard by using a quinary strategy of salami tactics -- five steps which chipped away at their rivals’ presentation and added points to theirs.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Sunday, February 23, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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