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:


The ancient Somerset tor lay resplendent under effulgent moonlight, a perfect evening for Meg to cast a whammy over the land resulting in an outbreak of spontaneous parthenogenesis. (by scribblesbysmudge )


When Esmeralda woke up the very next morning seven months pregnant through apparent parthenogenesis, she figured she was right to question her judgment in ridiculing the outlandish costume of the woman she had met among the neolithic ruins on top of that tor in Devonshire: the woman obviously had the ability to put the whammy on her, and Esmeralda now suspected that her effulgent quality was the nimbus of divinity, and not just the reflected glow of her cell phone. (by TheMagicalExplodingUnicorns)


Jill put the whammy on Jack, for she chose not to tumble, and went up the tor alone to swoon in the epiphany of effulgent parthenogenesis. 

(by Thomas S)


Today: hit with a whammy climbing an effulgent tor, witnessing a creature born through parthenogenesis.

(by amywilson)
The Quandary for Thursday, February 19, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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