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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April 1 is a day for jovial japes, though some grouches might wish they could enforce a diapause on such "malarkey." (by darkandlight)

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You all thought you couldn't wake me up, but my diapause was a mere jape; not a jovial one, obviously, but still a healthy dollop of non-verbal malarkey.

(by Elijah Shiffer)
The Quandary for Wednesday, April 01, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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