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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Publisher Houston Kronkeit didn't mind survivalists per se, but not only had Trog Bentwell literally been raised in a cave, boasting with crude thrasonical glee of his exploits in wrestling grizzly bears, he also accepted a large advance for a wilderness adventure novel that was a sure-thing bestseller, and then turned in a book that had been demassified into an incoherent diatribe against postindustrial civilization, guaranteed to appeal only to cracked old Luddites, disadvantaged technopeasants, and paranoid militia types such as himself. (by TheMagicalExplodingUnicorns)


The highly esteemed, yet, somewhat thrasonical programmers, never took into consideration that if they were to demassify their programs they could, per se, reach a more diverse group of customers, even us technopeasants.

(by dbrether)


Though prone to making blanket statements and broad claims, Gordon was not thrasonical per se, as these were minor claims such as how he planned to demassify digital audio workstations for technopeasants.

(by Elijah Shiffer)
The Quandary for Tuesday, February 24, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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