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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They had barely come to when they registered each other's presence and, haltingly, acknowledged each other, hesitant and not wholly sure of their own identities, never mind anyone else's, when they heard the girl's voice, calling her dog, by the sound of it, and then she had caught sight of them and, without any hesitation, addressed them directly: "hey, misters, there's a cyclone comin' and we all better take cover, come on!" and they followed her into the shelter; "my name's Dorothy, this is Toto," she introduced the dog, "I sure hope you ain't got arachnophobia," and they named themselves as Hank and Marvin; Dorothy took a seat and they found places for themselves: "we're a nice virtuous circle," said the girl in the gloaming of the tidy little place, "ain't got no Gadarene Swine in here to muss everythin' up, that'd upset Aunt Em; she'n' Uncle Henry's

gone into town, I surely hope they don't get caught out on the road! we're safe as houses in here," and she laughed gaily, but Hank and Marvin seemed to sense that something unusual was about to happen!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Saturday, October 06, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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