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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“I wonder,” thought Maude Lyttleton, as she comforted the seemingly heartbroken, short, dumpy, and far from lissom, Roxie Davidova, clutching the forlorn Leader of Scotland's Unionist Party to her breast, and murmuring soothing words, “if all is not what it seems, perhaps, if Miss Davidova's attachment to the English Party led by the uncharismatic Duncan MacAroon, is but a simulacrum, an appearance adopted in defiance of her true self – for is she not by nature a rococo creature, full of surprises and contradictions, at one and the same time a gentle and loving woman, yet adopting a facade at odds with her own self, or” and here Maude felt it necessary to use an expression oft employed by her cousin Agatha who resided in one of what Maude still thought of as 'the American Colonies' “merely an inside baseball matter – of interest only to the cognoscenti,” at which moment she was startled by a faint cry from far below, deep, down, in the bowels of the earth and Maude suddenly recalled her reason for being where she was – her fear that some harm had befallen her dearest, darling, Daphne Dumbiedykes, and seizing Roxie Davidova by one of her small, plump hands, she pulled her down the stairs with the cry of “hold on Daphne, we're coming!”

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Sunday, April 26, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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