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 outrageousness of such disrespectfulness in Diwali is terrific," said the Nabob of Bhanipur, Hurree Jamset Ram Singh, to his old school-chum, formerly the Fat Owl of the Remove, William George Bunter, now Senator for Tunbridge Wells, as they strolled along Fifth Avenue enjoying the bafflegab of shared fond memories of school days long gone by in their intimate causerie, but now startled at the sight (and fusty smell) of the two badly beaten Scotchman sprawled in the gutter, "letting themselves be so roundly beaten is bad enough, but the letting down of masculine standards evident by permitting themselves to be dumped so inconsiderately is a woeful reminder of the Downfall of the Roman Empire and the terrifically unpleasant effects of promiscuity and the loss of virtue and chastity on our streets today, don't you think, Bunter?" and the round one stopped, took off his glasses, polished them, returned them to his face, blinked, looked down at the unconscious figures, turned away and said to Hurree: "well, as they are neither Hindu nor Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells, I think we can safely leave them to the Dustmen and turn into this little cake shop, they make a perfectly acceptable Victoria Sandwich," and his chum flashed his teeth in a brilliant smile and said, "the terrificness of your intimate knowledge of cakes, William, brings a crumb of comfortability to my lack of resolve in Fasting during the Holy Festival," at which Bunter said: "well, Hurree, if you manage to eat a small slice of the cake compared with the rest of it which I will consume in the same amount of time, you can consider yourself to have fasted very well indeed," to which the Nabob answered: "your perspicacity, my dear old bean, is a terrific vindication of my devout behaviour and I will indeed consider myself a most Saintly Fellow today!"


(by MissTeriWoman)


Asking about the date of Diwali this year, Ahsan popped his head round my cubicle at work and looked like he wanted to settle in for a longer and more serious causerie, but I was too busy tracking down the strange fust emanating from the back of my desk, suspecting the potted plant I bought last year had overspread itself somehow between my carpet tiles and was now eating the floorboards. Thus I waved Ahsan away a bit abruptly and he looked crestfallen, but I was relieved not to chat with him, as in the past I'd found his monotone bafflegab just too obscure and pompous to be endured for any length of time.

(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Sunday, October 29, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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