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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Heinrich Himmler, Reichsfuhrer-SS, in his immaculate black SS uniform, strode out from his Headquarters, freshly-polished black boots gleaming in the sun, and actually beaming – out of character for one who rarely displayed an arrident demeanour, being naturally shy and squeamish, who detested physical contact and avoided it if it could possibly be avoided – accompanied by his adjutant, Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, his fair hair rippling slightly in the gentle, balmy breeze which had happily settled on Berlin; together they walked to the edge of the pavement and, on a quiet word from his boss, Prince Hubertus moved to the first car, which had Uncle Hans from the Gestapo Motor Pool at the wheel; Hubertus climbed into the cab and took his place on the right of Hans, and waited; they waited until Himmler had successfully climbed into his, made himself comfortable, fidgeted until he was settled, consulted his watch and give a word to the driver, who signalled Hans, and both cars peeled away from the kerb, followed in close order by the third, carrying only armed bodyguards – including the driver – and drove through quiet streets: all road access to their route to Prince Paul's Hotel and then on to The Führer’s Reich-Chancellery had been sealed and only civilian pedestrians carrying passes, either to join the crowds which would line the pavements on both sides of the route, or to admit them to their places of employment within the closed-off area, were admitted; meanwhile, beneath the city, in it's hundreds of miles of tunnels – sewers, water supply, gas, electricity, and communications – Vlado Chernozemski was already at work, indeed he had been there for twelve hours, since before the day's business began and the lock-down put in place when the cars arrived, Prince Hubertus hurried to open Himmler's door for him and was surprised when the Reichsfuhrer-SS swore at him! now, Hubertus could think of nothing which could possibly have occurred during the short drive to trigger this displeasure, but Himmler quickly let him know what it was: "how dare you do this, you little royal pipsqueak? if this wasn't such an important day with our State Guest waiting for me I'd kick you in the goolies, right here and now!" and Prince Hubertus, flabbergasted, said only: "Herr Reichsfuhrer-SS, I truly do not know what I have done to displease you, but if I can rectify any error I will . . . . ." and Himmler flung a sheet of paper at him: "you dare to deny that this recension of my speech of welcome addressed to Prince Paul is your doing? all the best bits have been excised and I am left with 'Hello, Prince Paul and Frau Paul, come this way and I will drive you to meet our beloved Fuhrer,' it makes me sound like a blooming taxi-driver!" quickly Hubertus scanned the sheet and saw the H scribbled underneath the one line of text; he took a deep breath and said: "oh, Herr Reichsfuhrer-SS, I believe Der Fuhrer has been poking fun at me. with his mordant sense of humour, see," and he pulled a sheaf of pages from inside his jacket, "this is your speech," and presented them to Himmler, who sniffed and said: "well let that be a lesson to you, Prince Hubertus, we wouldn't need trumped-up charges to put you and your lot of blue-bloods in the salt-mines, or cleaning the latrines with your toothbrushes, just you wait and see, and take that stupid monocle out, you look like an English nincompoop, and remember, these Yugoslavs are cosmopolitan intellectuals, so don't go fluttering your lashes at Princess Olga, she's Greek and you know what they get up to, now be a good boy and keep behind me, not right behind me, keep three paces back, that's better, well let's go and rouse these Levantines, we don't want to keep Der Fuhrer waiting, ha ha, that joke speech was a cracker, oh, but he's such a wit!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Monday, November 05, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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