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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Even though Maggie was rather unique as a female coastal pilot, her family had been involved in cabotage for generations, but being a rarity did not necessarily make her more amenable to modern ways, for she tended to be rather jaundiced in her attitude regarding the cargo of electronic gadgets, preferring instead those items now described by their retronyms, such as rotary-dial telephones, vinyl discs, audio tapes, and acoustic instruments, much as she preferred a piece of smoked glass to view the day's partial eclipse of the sun while she stood within the penumbra.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Wednesday, January 28, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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