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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Lives of the Phillumenists is an entertaining book but not a trustworthy one: it states that Edwin "Nose" Gnobbie, a famously froward 19th-century match collector, stole some of his rivals' collections (which he did) and manducated them in public (this part is a fallacy- there are no authentic accounts of this happening).

(by Elijah Shiffer)

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As if he wasn’t annoying enough as a pillumenist whose only topics of conversation were matchboxes and matchbooks, it was a fallacy to think that such a froward person as Roddy would pay attention to any commentary on the subject of etiquette during meals, and thus he continued to ruin other people’s dining experiences by speaking loudly and gesticulating wildly as he manducated his meal, causing food to fly in all directions.

 

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Friday, March 07, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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