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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After his septentrional travels among the polar bears and caribou of the tundra, Marco Polo's accounts of his bizarre adventures made his fellow Italians think him a true mythomane, and the incomprehensible casuistry with which his lawyer argued against the resulting charges for fraud reduced the courtroom to a stour of laughter, swearing, and attempts to punch Marco Polo in the nose, during which the entire scrum fell through a window into a canal, where the fight continued---thus giving birth to the game known as 'Marco Polo.' (by TheMagicalExplodingUnicorns)
The Quandary for Tuesday, January 20, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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