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:


There once was a Whore in Helsinki,

Who summoned her Beaux with a Pinkie,

One eve, by the oche,

She saw a fine Bloke,

Never dreamed that he'd give her the Itchy;

The Wench was an Acarophobian,

Denegated all who were Pavlovian

But her eye shadow hid,

A tremulous lid,

Since the Crabs she caught from a Moldovian,


(by MissTeriWoman)


Monday morning dawned and I struggled awake, blearily aware that today was the final of the Darts Tournament, playing for a trophy I had won every year so far and had no intention of losing, but I wasn't prepared to admit that my acarophobia had grown much worse and now I could hardly get out of bed for fear of those damn bugs all over my room; as usual I handed myself some lame denegation of the feelings and repeated to myself aloud that I was well prepared to step up to the oche in the Pub down the road, but when I finally made it to the bathroom I saw that the stress and insomnia had given me eyes that looked like I'd plastered them with brown and black eye shadow.

(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Monday, October 09, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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