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:


It really was difficult for me to reconcile Auntie Crist's membership of the clerisy with her injunction to me to sip my rooibos tea more slowly and eat my cackleberry with toast soldiers more carefully: this was so out of character for such a bluestocking that I must have gaped for she then said: "didn't your mother tell you not to eat with your mouth open, Theresa? she was always too liberal with you girls for my liking and it doesn't inspire confidence, so now do be a pet and conduct yourself with due decorum at my table!"


(by MissTeriWoman)


As he read the newspaper, he tried to enjoy sipping his relaxing red, rooibos tea, he cracked open his soft-boiled cackleberry and watched the orange yoke flow while he pondered how the public and the clerisy in the media allowed the actual election of the red-faced, orange-haired tyrant, but could not reconcile this fact with his faith and love for America. (by Shortscribe)
The Quandary for Saturday, September 24, 2016 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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