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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And here I must rede to you in explanation, for at the same time as the previous, that is, in 2038 AD, the quiet exfiltration of Crystal Shann-Delyeer DA (AKA China Blue) and her friend Flora Dora from Clan MacFarlane Hotel on Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, was observed by Rose Mitnick, who quickly contacted the rest of her group and, while in 2019 we were mushers, padding through snow to our destination, the three American journalists and two Police Scotland Officers, all intent on capturing Sir Parlane MacFarlane followed, in their hired Town Car, MacFarlane's heavies, but keeping well back from the hotel SUV which was heading into the hills; now, while there may have been times when Hyman Kaplan was aware of approaching senescence, that vanished whenever he was on the scent of a scoop and when the watchers saw the heavies hand the two women over to Dominic Doubleday, who led them into a narrow fissure in a bare rock-face, Kaplan knew they were getting close; once the SUV had passed the end of the track where the Town Car waited, my cousin Detective Sergeant Milly Millican nosed out and head back in the direction of the last sighting; even before she had pulled on the hand-brake, my other cousin Detective Inspector Isa Urquhart was out and stepping quickly to the sheer rock, but it was Sadie Moskowitz who found the entrance, a clever overhang shielded it from all but one angle, and once found, it was agreed that Isa and Milly go first, followed by Rose, Sadie and Hyman in that order – Hyman had produced a handgun, so he could guard the rear; it took half an hour, creeping along the low and narrow tunnel before they reached a wider area, with no further to go – but slight signs of a struggle and three sets of footprints ending against the far wall; having some idea about Worm Holes, and convinced that this must be the starting point for Doubleday and the two women, they agreed that they must go together, for if they were separated they might never catch up with each other again; so in a tight huddle, they stood where the others must have stood, but nothing happened until Sadie, feeling slightly claustrophobic, reached out a hand to steady herself against the rock: there was a sudden flare which illuminated the small cavern like a nuclear explosion, followed by intense darkness, where all each one knew was that they were holding hands with two of the others, then Time and Space shifted and they felt like they were hurtling down a roller-coaster ride which ended with another flare and a sudden heavy landing, which sent them all sprawling; when their eyes had adjusted, they found that they were still in the same place as they had started from, which brought out intense frustration and some anger, until Milly noticed something that had not been here before – a cigarette butt: "so either someone followed us in, or Doubleday must have dropped it after he arrived," said Hyman, voicing the thoughts of the others, although Isa wondered if it was entirely separate, "because we don't have any idea whether we have gone into the Future or the Past, we could be anywhere in time!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Sunday, February 03, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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