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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The recently elected Member of Parliament for the constituency of Pimlico West, Timothy Hugo Michaelmas-Daisy, sighed as he read the report in The Guardian of the débâcle which had disrupted his Maiden Speech last night during the Adjournment Debate, but he couldn't help smirking at The Grauniad's confusing the word presumer with prosumer – quite obviously what the writer of the piece – he glanced up the page to see that it was Theresa Somerville, it jolly well served her right, it was just a pity that few of the Trendy Lefty readers would notice; just an MP for four months, in the vacancy left by his predecessor's sudden death, Timothy was still very much a learner, more at home with his Conté drawings than the hurly-burly of political life; he was an abstainer from alcohol, tobacco, women and gambling, indeed excess in all things, led a rather spartan life like his hero from Ancient Rome, Cato the Younger, and would have been both amused and horrified that the MI5 dossier on him described him as xeric, the implication being arid and sterile, although it did also assess him as being mens sana – having a healthy mind – perhaps in ignorance of his philosophy tutor at Oxford, Roger (The Dodger) Maskelyne, regularly drawling it as Men's Sauna and hinting that it was the only place worth spending any recreational time in if one were neither a Soccer, Rugger, nor Rowing Hearty, and whatever Timothy was, he most certainly was not a Hearty!

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

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