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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And while Teri Maybe-Maybenot tried to explain to her apologetic wee hubby, Pip, the strength of her newly discovered feelings for the DUP Pasha, Tangerine Foster, she found herself becoming exasperated: "my God, Pippin, you are a Customer Services Executive, you must have to be good with people, with relationships, helping your clients garner the best from their investments, you know the importance of interpersonal relationships and human interfacing," and as always he apologised: "not best, dear, most, sorree, force of habit, just keeping it right, sorree, never mind the quality - feel the width, it's not about people, dear, just money, not just money, sorree, only money, but they all consider me little more than a weevil, a dogsbody, a little cog in the machine, sorree," for he realised that he was taking her attention, and she resumed: "they all think I'm a stuffed shirt, stoney-hearted, lacking compassionate and empathy, but it's just that I've never been really excited by another before, really touched," and Pip looked up sharply, wondering where exactly she may have been touched, "the Tangerine has passion, determination, charisma, strength, vim and vigour, she's a real whizzo - when we stroll in the moonlight in Downing Street, she in her Balaclava and waving her cat-o-nine-tails about, me in her personal space, I feel more alive than ever before - I showed her my drum-kit in the attic and demonstrated and she applauded and shouted, 'yer a natteral, Theresa, so ye are, I’m gettin ye lessons on the Lambeg, an ye'll lead the Walk on the twelfth', imagine, Pip, the First Prime british Minister, to play the Lambeg Drum, on the first ever Orange Walk down Whitehall from Trafalgar Square, along Downing Street, to Horse Guards parade, where the Queen is going to Review the Walk before we have Belfast Stout, Belfast Ham sandwiches, and glasses of Bushmills to toast her Majesty and then sing The Mason's Apron, The Ould Orange Flute, King Billy's Over The Boyne and The Sash My Father Wore! out of touch? remote? lacking in empathy? well I don't think so, Baby – this is the Brand-New Born-Again Theresa Maybe-Maybenot, Strong and Stable just like my Arse!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Sunday, June 18, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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