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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Caffeine and Nicotine were Theresa's expergefacients of choice, but even before she gulped her first mouthful of Café Noir Espresso – two spoonfuls, twa 'n' a coo (work it out, I had to: Editor) – the scene outside the window which turned her vaguely recalled dream of activity on the lawn into something approaching hard fact, and belied all her lifelong beliefs and rationality, made her almost proverbial bonhomie drain out of her feet and left her cold and numb!

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

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