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:


"Paragnosis it may well be," said Lord Samarkand and Lady Boyars-Romanov concurred, citing the case of MacWhirter v Campbell-Bannerman in which Cabbage, however it may have been obtained and especially when it was surplus to requirements and otherwise only heading for the waste-bins and thence to the Dump, could not be regarded as stolen property as it had already been rendered unwanted by the Plaintiff who, in the opinion of Learned Counsel, relinquished any title from that point; "but he might try to bluff it out," chipped in Felix Rosenstiel, "if he regards his Cutter as no longer an acolyte – having gained all of his knowledge and skills from his Master – but rather a potential competitor and therefore a threat to his own livelihood," and having spoken, Felix closed his eyes and waited to see what effect his words might have and it was Dixie O'Hooligan who said what all were thinking and with such conviction that Felix conceded the point – abstruse though it may have been – as blether!

(by MissTeriWoman)


When Cinderella's cruel stepmother and stepsisters forbade her to go to the ball, her fairy godmother changed her appearance so that she could bluff them out if they saw her, and in her gown made of magically transformed cabbage, which were no longer ill-assorted remnants of cloth, but an iridescent marvel of golden scales, she dazzled everyone at the ball, and when she fled, leaving one golden slipper behind that found its way to King Jeff, through paragnosis he knew that the owner of the shoe was the girl he wanted to marry and he sent his faithful acolytes far and wide searching for the woman whose foot the shoe would fit. (by TheMagicalExplodingUnicorns)
The Quandary for Saturday, July 21, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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