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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Now, although rather foolish by nature, Timothy Michaelmas-Daisy was nobody's fool; he knew that ad hocism had a natural tendency to be transpicious, irregardless of any approbation showered on it's puppets by the string-pullers, and now here he was, just the day after his Maiden Speech – and he blushed at the memory of the disruption in the House which rather drowned most of his words – elevated to be a Secretary of State, albeit in a doomed Ministry, and now facing the Opposition and the millions watching on television from a Front Bench position he had never dreamt to occupy; Sir Wilfred's voice in his ear almost made him jump: "if you can hear me loud and clear, pull your right earlobe," and Timothy did as he was told; he knew that he was a Follower and could never be a Leader, but there was something intoxicating about even pretend-power; the Speaker called a Scottish Nationalist for the first Question to the Secretary of State: "ta, very muchly, Maister Speaker," quipped the SNP's Brexit Spokesperson: "does the newly appointed Secretary of State huv ony plans fur the morn's morn or wull he jist lie lik a slugabed till sumdy ca's tae tellim he's oot oan his ear?" roars of laughter from the Opposition ranks, and boos from the Government Party at what was presumably a risqué if not downright rude question and verging closely on unparliamentary behaviour if anyone South of the Border Down Westminster Way could understand quite what it meant!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Saturday, December 08, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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