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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Les, the numismatist, was a notorious vane about the preservation of his collection; he was originally apprehensive about breaking the stiction that was holding two of his oldest shinplasters together, but was much more content once he heard the plangent squeak they made when he pried them apart.

(by Elijah Shiffer)
The Quandary for Thursday, May 15, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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