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:


"We interrupt The Adventures of Daphne and Maude to take you over to Downing Street, where Prime Minister Theresa May has just addressed to the assembled Press Corps, after losing a crucial vote on the Government's Brexit Legislation and our Political Editor, Laura Kuensberg, is waiting to tell us what happened; Laura, what did Mrs May say?" "you may well ask, Hugh, because that's what everyone here is doing! no-one is quite sure exactly what Mrs May may or may not have said for when the door of Number 10 opened, the PM sashayed out in a diaphanous blue chiffon sari, to a bhangra beat from the Bombay Bay Boys – her backing group, made up of a number of her Cabinet members, who spread out behind her like a phalanx of angle-parked Special Branch Officers, and after the song, Āpani āmākē māratē pārachēna nā kāraṇa āmi nijēkē nā nā nā nā! which apparently translates as You can't beat me, cos I beat myself na na na na na! the PM blew a raspberry and cocked-a-snook in the direction of the Houses of Parliament, feinted to right and left to avoid questions being thrown at her and danced back inside, followed by her backing band; over to you Hugh!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Wednesday, December 13, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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