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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We went down to the river to blow the shofar for Rosh Hashanah, my friend and I, and we stood proudly by a rill that diverted from the main stream; there he attempted to blow the shofar but because he was afflicted with COPD he had great difficulty summoning the breath to do so and I (who had accompanied him to offer an olive branch for my former insults towards his faith) silently took the shofar from his hands and achieved the task perfectly.

(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Thursday, September 21, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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