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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"Oh well," said Maude, "what it all comes down to is, that you were doing your stand-up on The Fringe, receiving adulation for your characterisation of, who was it?" and Daphne, imperturbable in the face of Maude's accusation, said "it certainly wasn't 'Stand Up' dear, that term hadn't been invented yet, I was Anji Banji, Ranee of Rajhastan, Indian Comedienne, on the posters and hand-bills, to put it all in oldspeak, and I certainly wasn't on the receiving end of adulation, the Evening Times said: 'a refreshing blast of fresh jasmine from the Sub-Continent, whose accent owes more to Morningside than Bombay!' but, my sweet honey-plant, don't be such a looky-loo, I'm no hippalektryon, maybe if you and Monty had come up to my performance that afternoon, he would still be here – you don't think the disappearances are directed towards individuals do you? it's more likely that it's the location of the Worm Hole, rather than who happens to be there – if it had been you who was disappeared, I don't think I could ever have got over losing you, so I know exactly how you feel about what happened to Monty," and Maude embraced Daphne, knowing in her soul that her dearest love was absolutely right; which was when there was an unexpected knock on the door, a familiar rat-tatta-tat-tat tat-tat which they had not heard for seventy years, and the door opened to admit a little, nut-brown man, wearing the distinctive garb of the traditional travellers, who doffed his cap and said "hello, old bean, am I in time for tea?"

 

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Sunday, August 19, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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