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:


The sitting room of the cottage in Darnick was full: Sam Smiles and Jasmine Juniper-Green of the Scottish Security Service were the hosts and sat slightly apart from the others, the returnees from the 13th century; Tavish Dalwhinnie was placed beside Sister Evadne Eglantyne, then Bernie Westwater and her lover, Tammy Shanter; beside them sat Lolly Antonescu and Wullie – who didn't have a surname – and also there were Peter Boo, Laszlo Licinic, Peter Lorre, Geli Raubal and Unity Mitford, Lesley Howard, Uncle Tom Cobley and all; Tavish had just been telling of the night before the 'Passage' during which they had travelled through Time and Space by climbing through Tavish's cloak and emerging from Little Levi Balquhidder's Teddy Bear, Karla; and Daphne, who, with Maude, had been invited to attend because of their researches into the MacFarlane Clan, felt a growing sense of chagrin pervading the room as Tavish's tale seemed to drift and become confusticated in the retelling – she longed to seize him by the yellow paisley cravat he wore and shake him, as Alice started to shake the Red Queen, only to find her metamorphose into the black kitten, but she could hardly do that to Tavish, after all he had been through, so she nudged Maude and whispered: "tell them the one about Stalin and the little Jewish Tailor," and Sam's ears pricked at the mention of Stalin: "what's that Daphne? something about Uncle Joe? do tell us dear, it might lighten th mood, and it's about time we all had a little refreshment, shall it be vodka this time, in keeping with the story Maude is about to relate?" so Jasmine refilled the glasses and Maude waited until everyone was settled, and then she began.

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Tuesday, June 20, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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