Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:

1

Professor Vlad summarized his lecture on peasant life in Transylvania, saying, "To recapitulate, if I wanted to describe the ethos of the valley dwellers it would be to say that they were hard working to the point of making their daily tasks operose, until recently, when many who labored found their energy sapped by the circulation of draculin in the bloodstream, due to the farmers' ever expanding incursions into the forest home of the vampire bat. 

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Monday, August 25, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

Since September 2009, word lovers have offered 7150 sentences — each one a surprise — to QQ's unique and growing library. Explore other Quandaries through our word list or the calendar below. View yesterday's QQ resolutions or pick a day at random.

Definitions:

We don't archive definitions. You can find the definitions on their respective sites by following the links above.

Quadrivial Quandary (QQ) is owned and operated by Rudi Seitz.
Sentences submitted to QQ are the property of their authors. See our page on Copyright Information for details.
Dictionary definitions are the property of their respective sources, presented here via public RSS feeds or otherwise with permission.
All other material is copyright 2015 by Rudi Seitz, all rights reserved.
Use of this site is governed by our terms of service.
Contact: rudi at quadrivialquandary dot com.