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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It was an ongoing sorrow to Elwood and Merope Pillforth that both of their sons had proven to be so difficult to push out of the nest, so that--although both were college graduates--both shared quarters in their parents' basement, but even worse than their failure to prove nidifugous was the fact that they detested one another and were complete opposites, in that Jameson was so finicky about neatness that he could not bear to sit down to breakfast before he had washed the dishes used to prepare it and Lyle was such a slob that his dishes piled up in the sink until several days had passed and Jameson went ahead and washed them himself; it was a pity, though, that Jameson depended so much on Lyle's carelessness when he decided to start dealing drugs out of his own bedroom, because Lyle wasn't too disorganized to notice his brother's activities, and after some pretty smooth work with a body camera, Lyle was happy to be the rat fink who turned his brother in to the law, because it meant he got to be the rat fink who had sole possession of the basement. 

(by TheMagicalExplodingUnicorns)
The Quandary for Sunday, February 10, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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