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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Now, agile and elegant though her mind is, by no stretch of the imagination could Maude Lyttleton be described as lissom, svelte, or graceful and, as she clumped and stumbled down the stairs and corridors that lead from Edinburgh's City Chambers into the depths containing "lost closes" and "forgotten cells" a watcher might have thought her but a tyro in the very earliest stages of walking - for even a toddler would have been more agile than she - but Maude never lost her composure, her sang-froid, for she had walked thus all her life, for her it was "normal" and she was used to it; but the watcher was ignorant of this and felt confident that Maude was no threat, and so it was not as a levant - what might colloquially be described as a "thief in the night" - that he pushed out of his hiding place and strode towards her, ready to cast her aside, or even to pitch her over the bannister and let her tumble into the darkness of the stair-well - but, though clumsy on her feet Maude may well be, she was certainly no pushover! (by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Friday, April 24, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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