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:

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A northerly wind whistled through the trees like a tantara, an exordium for the peacock entering the woods, preening. (by elevate67)

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He was so pleased with himself when the exordium was finished that he strutted like a peacock and felt like a King in a robe as he faced northerly and sounded a tantara. (by IrishMason)
The Quandary for Monday, February 09, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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