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:


Miss Teri regrets that, having been 'on the bevy' last night after work, and being of a more feckless nature than the phalanx of cousins in whose company she found herself, she attempted to walk along the top of a narrow brick wall, with a copy of Shakespeare's First Folio (from her Aunt's Library) balanced atop her head and wearing inappropriate shoes with stiletto heels, she, in the words of the more sober witnesses, "took a tummel aff the toap o the wa' and landed in the gooseberry bush, she wiz that pished," as a result of which she is unable to submit her own work, today. (WPC Isa Urquhart)

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Thursday, September 08, 2016 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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