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:

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The Foreign Secretary's less-than stellar performance on Andrew Marr's programme this morning was an example of his farcical conceit of himself as a mighty dreadnought in the Churchillian style while his admission that he had sold himself in a game of tennis, for a £160,000 donation to the Conservative Party from Mrs Lubov Chernukhin whose husband was a Minister in President Putin's government, shows that Boris Johnson is in fact merely an exoplanet on a spiralling orbit around his own ego in which he will eventually plunge into his own arboretum!

(by MissTeriWoman)

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The dreadnought ‘Starshot’ gave a less-than-stellar performance which descended into farce when the missile missed the exoplanet by light-years. (by quilldrivel)

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In a less-than-stellar tutorial
He described an exoplanet 
In terms of an exoskeleton
And the seeds of a pomegranate.
I have to say, it was all a big farce
So I picked up my dreadnought,
and quitted the class.
(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Sunday, March 18, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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