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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Later, in the back room of Giovanni's off Broadway, MacFarlane and Doubleday went over for the third time the sockdolager that had felled Mr Brink: this time, Doubleday – whose acting skills may not have been on a par with MacFarlane's – was yet able to emote with greater empathy than The Chief, when it came to expressing Mr Brink's distress at the thought of laying off his employees, and causing the same fate to befall the workers in the many smaller businesses which solely supplied Brink's corporation; the man was no rainmaker when it came to increasing the turnover and yield of the company, but having worked for it, man and boy, since leaving college, and risen through the ranks to his present position as CEO, he was more in touch than many businessmen with the lives of the thousands who depended on him for the maintenance of their mortgages, credit cards, car loans, dental and health care, Christmas and birthday presents for their partners and kids, alimony and child-support, not to mention pet insurance, vacations and occasional playing away; he doubted whether any of the workers could afford to dine at Giovanni's, to experience the magirist at work, with a talent that made every dish, side-dish, dessert, taste like a little bit of Heaven, but that thought made him chuckle: "y'know, Chief, Mr Brink will probably get to Heaven when he dies, unlike us, but we have our Heaven on Earth!" and they clinked their glasses to their new Goose: "Long May He Lay Our Golden Eggs!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Tuesday, February 19, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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