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:


"Do you think," asked Jasmine over the breakfast table, "that it would be an ignoble platitude to compare the current spike in the number of disappearances which can be attributed to Worm-Holes in the Space/Time continuum, rather than ecdysis within the contours of Ley Lines, to a dead cat's bounce?" and Ludmilla looked deep into her lover's eyes before murmuring, "enuff off zee ecdisease already, Я хочу, чтобы вернуться в постель!"

(by MissTeriWoman)


Caspar Milquetoast was in such despair over the ignoble shamelessness of leaders (whether CEOs or heads of state) who spouted tired platitudes about sacrifice and greatness that they believed in not one whit, who boasted of their love for humanity while grinding their heels into the faces of the poor, and who vaunted over brief recoveries that were in fact dead cat bounces, that he shucked his previous responsible social position in what was a sort of ecdysis of disgust and joined a hermitage of Buddhist monks in British Columbia.

(by TheMagicalExplodingUnicorns)
The Quandary for Sunday, April 02, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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