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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There was nothing alazon about the leader of the Cavemen – which was what D presumed them to be: strong, wiry, rather enigmatic, as he observed the two interlopers; then he moved slightly to one side and the backing group parted, as if to make a passage-way between them and in the mouth of the Cavern, D noticed another group, women and children: so this is a family, he realized, and unconsciously covering his privates with his hands, he began to move forward; the leader beckoned him and P to keep moving and they were aware of the men falling in around and behind them; the women and children stared at them with a definite look of curiosity and D realized that he and P were much bigger than even the tallest of these people, as they entered what was more than simply a Cavern: it was a huge space – the path descended as it went on, and the walls spread out around a huge floor-space while the roof seemed to soar above them, as if it was a cathedral or an aula, a combined living space and an assembly-hall, there were many more people inside, some standing in ones and twos, others in close-knit groups; D felt a gentle pat on his shoulder and turned to find the leader gesturing for him and P to take seats on two large flat-topped boulders, while the leader sat himself down on another; righty-ho, thought D, this is the nitty-gritty: who are we, where do we come from, where are we going? and of course all the other wh's, especially Why?

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Wednesday, September 12, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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