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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They stayed back, the Cave People, though not in censure, more because they did not understand the paroxysm of grief that swept Bear Woman in a birling swirl of emotion, where she knelt in the middle of the Cavern floor, beating her hands and head on the dirt, crying out, sounds which the people could never comprehend – a lament for the disappearance so soon after his sudden arrival of her Tammy's Mother Tabby's close friend and confidant, her incoherent cries, something like “a vish, a vish,” so much guff, tosh, bosh, bunkum and balderdash to their ears, though the best tracker noted that a man's body had lain there, compressed the dust briefly, though no footprints led to or from the spot; he noted all this, but kept his counsel for the time being – he would get hold of Bear Woman later, when she was alone, and tell her what he knew and find out what she would give him in return – his eye glittered as he watched her, and he smiled to himself!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Wednesday, September 30, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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