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:


There once was a young kosher fauve,

Who painted the sky from above,

His effable nature,

Helped obviate danger,

From a hogshair brush dipped in mauve!

(Editor's Note: this refers to guidance from Scotland's famous Yiddish Poet, Rabbi Burns, to aspiring young artists, knowing their habit of popping a fine paintbrush into their mouths, to draw it to a point for close detailed work: “iffen 'tsmade fi schweine, dinni sookit'n'see!”)

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Thursday, May 12, 2016 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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