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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Kaplan ended the call he had received just as they left the Diner and he walked over to rejoin his companions; no longer having the air of a mooncalf, he was more his regular jocose self: "that was my friend Callum," he said as he eased himself into the driver's seat, "he's just arrived at the hotel, booked in for a week under the name of Cardinal Ludovic – C Ludo, gettit? Cluedo, I just hope it doesn't blow our cover, but it seems they're pretty preoccupied, so we should be okay; some sort of acrimonious discussion has been taking place between the newly arrived Sir Parlane and his Factor, name of Gillyfeather MacFarlane, who's laid on a big reception for the returning Galahad but the Laird's having none of it! according to Callum, MacFarlane the Laird, flipped off MacFarlane the Factor, who's also his Uncle, and said he wanted a low profile till the news from The Bronx dies down, he doesn't want to draw too much attention to his return or he'll find the place surrounded by TV crews and undercover Mounties; he just wants the place to carry on as usual and him and Doubleday to have some peace and quiet – everyone in the place, guests, staff, could hear him ranting, but then he and Doubleday and a couple of girls went off to his private cabin overlooking the Ocean; Do Not Disturb! if he spots the DA in the place, I wouldn't lay odds on her coming out of there alive – so getting her out and to safety has to be our priority"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Wednesday, May 09, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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