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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The Chief Whip was nothing if not mantic, even at the liminal stage of business when a raised eyebrow or a wink while tapping the side of his nose could be enough to slue a slew of votes behind the PM without recourse to Corporal Punishment, who always lurked in the shadows behind his Chief, rarely showing emotion, or indeed any other human trait, even when the PM's already high pitch ascended to that altissimo point when few, if any, Members could discern a word and the Hansard recorders relied on their lip-reading skills to discern her words - though it is a verified fact that at such times several police dogs used for sniffing out plastic explosive, were wont to howl in response to what they evidently believed to be a bitch in heat!

(by MissTeriWoman)

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He entered, on the liminal stage
Of his strange mantic act;
Managed to slue the event around
To make the lies seem fact;
Then told us in altissimo voice
The deed was done, we have no choice.

 

(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Wednesday, June 13, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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