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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It was clear from the Diary or Journal they were reading that el Capitano, one Sir Parlane MacFarlane had been a 13th Century Jumbo, a man given to bouts of melancholia only cleared by excessive debauchery – which he described in fulsome entries of all sorts, many of which the two former Oilygarchs were horrified by; how the Cavemen, the Cavern dwellers, had been turned into a phalanstery by this man, they could not grasp; but one thing was clear from the final entries – which they had skipped to, leaving the bulk of the Journal in happy ignorance of – that he had somehow educated them, taught them English, in the peculiar form of the Dundonian Dialect of which he seemed inordinately proud, to read and write and, in only a few short years, to achieve a God-like status, and then, in mid-sentence, to disappear, like a thief in the night; but such had been his charisma that the Cavemen were content to wait for some kind of Second Coming! from their conversations with Nigel, the garrulous Chieftain o the Pudden Race, to whom MacFarlane, just before his disappearance, had bestowed a special gift: the wristwatch – one of those chronometers which in addition to the time of day, had various other functions and it was P who discovered the particular buttons which, when pressed, could display the number of steps it's wearer had completed each day, the location co-ordinates, height above or depth below sea level, and a calendar, which showed the present date as September 16th 32,018 BC!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Saturday, September 15, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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