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:


In an atempt to change the bovarism which had been the leitmotif of her adult life, Krystol Shampain whole-heartedly embraced the golden handcuffs of her new job's workplace wellness programs, with cooking and yoga classes which introduced her to vegetarian cuisine and the world of Buddhist thought and spiritual practice, with its accompanying yana.

(by wordgirl)


"Shackled in the golden handcuffs of Le Mélomane d'autrefois, the superannuated journal that has hosted his fatuous reviews for more than half a century, Pilkington-Sproat was wrenched from his ataractic state of conventionalist yana by the magnificent didgeridoo leitmotif of Caprimulgius' The Discombobulation of Cerberus and revealed in all his spluttering bovarism," wrote Gavin Ponsonby in his riposte to the reactionary music critic.  

(by a_i_blyth)
The Quandary for Friday, November 21, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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