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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In the early spring, as the ground began to effloresce and bring back color to the earth, the tribe roused itself from its gray feral winter state, dressed in more festive attire, packed up its meager belongings, and with new-found aplomb, prepared to carry everything up into the high country, using only tumplines and the occasional walking stick.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Thursday, May 01, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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