Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:

1

And in her chamber, Griselda of Longformacus watched as the door slowly opened, she was half-afraid, half-excited, and half-filled with a cold fear, the weight of responsibility heavy in her belly, she – a merrit wummin noo, an a virgin yet, forby, not the result of adamantine vows as those of a religious like her elder, Evadne, now a member of the Benedictine Sisters, for it was murmured in the villages that there was too much of the boy in Griselda for either Man nor God to handle: what if it was The Maister, her now Husbandman, of whom she knew too little; she had not chosen him, but she had been in no position to refuse her Father, Gilbert Eglantyne of Longformacus, when he had made her cognisant of the Marriage plan, the only way, he had said, to discharge his debts and keep the Family Estate intact for her brother, Wee Gibby, only thirteen and in France being educated to succeed their Father as Laird of Longformacus; all she knew about The Maister of Kilquhenny was what her Father had told her when he announced that she was to marry this elderly bookworm in a few days: “he's auld, so he shouldn't be around for ower lang, and they say he has a wheen o dwarves tae fulfil his needs in thon auld hoose o his, so ye'll no hae ony work tae dae yersel, Hen, so am telt, or duties tae perform for him, if ye'll forgive yer auld Faither bein a wee bit cheeky,” and he smiled knowingly – though she'd not the foggiest notion of what he meant; and here she is on the civilised, feminine side of the oaken door while on it's antipodean – the dark, mysterious, untamed farther side, who knows or cares?

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Tuesday, December 08, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

Since September 2009, word lovers have offered 7150 sentences — each one a surprise — to QQ's unique and growing library. Explore other Quandaries through our word list or the calendar below. View yesterday's QQ resolutions or pick a day at random.

Definitions:

We don't archive definitions. You can find the definitions on their respective sites by following the links above.

Quadrivial Quandary (QQ) is owned and operated by Rudi Seitz.
Sentences submitted to QQ are the property of their authors. See our page on Copyright Information for details.
Dictionary definitions are the property of their respective sources, presented here via public RSS feeds or otherwise with permission.
All other material is copyright 2015 by Rudi Seitz, all rights reserved.
Use of this site is governed by our terms of service.
Contact: rudi at quadrivialquandary dot com.