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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"So who was this Capitano schmuck?" asked Percy, as P had by now been named by Nigel, and Digby, otherwise D, replied: "see that cave painting, the one with a tall guy in a kilt and resplendent in a crimson cummerbund?" at which Percy strolled closer and examined the painting carefully: "he wouldn’t pass the Bechdel test, that's for sure – whoever the artist was, he's caught that lecherous look that spells out C A S T I N G CO U C H!" and Digby had to agree, particularly having read some of MacFarlane's exploits in his Journal: "a very lecherous man for sure – have you noticed that rather a lot of the kids under five here have blue eyes though all the men and women have brown?" but Percy had moved closer to the painting and was studying it: "it's amazing, the eyes are so real, they seem to follow you around the cave," and Digby called to him to come back into the furthest corner to see if the effect still worked there, and when they were together, he whispered to Percy: "it's not just that, sometimes the eyelids are closed and I'd swear it winked at me one time!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Sunday, September 16, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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