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:


Unlike my boss Buck McScrooge, who feels he's being mulcted when he turns loose a penny to the Man; who wages battle sempiternal with our poor tax collector, Janet
Feely, and who has indeed sworn to return after death to the assessor-collector office as a poltergeist and raise unmitigated hell, I am a happy taxpayer, and cheerfully write my checks rather than my legislators (which is, I think, a zeugma for you).

(by freemancrouch)
The Quandary for Tuesday, October 28, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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