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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The captain was not pleased when his attempt to take a bite of his meager deskfast was interrupted by his daughter, come to snivel about some sort of frippery she had seen in a shop ashore, and him with such urgencies to contend with, such as the possibility of his ship becoming a lazaretto now that a couple of the seamen had come down with some sort of vile contagion.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Monday, May 12, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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