Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:


"Who was the brains behind Watergate? not Nixon, or Haldeman or Ehrlichman, not Liddy or Magruder or Hunt or even Mitchell; they may have set the scene, provided the motivation for the whole hoopla, but Jesus! in comparison, Nixon was an analphabet, his drive came from his paranoia, his childhood poverty, his religious faith – but blind cunning doesn't create the revetment necessary to be able to hide the essential truth from investigative journalists, the FBI and the NSA for forty-six, nearly forty-seven years; nope, it was our old friend MacFarlane, under one of his pseudonyms: Sir Pontius MacFarlane, with his usual sidekick, this time Dick Doubleday; essentially it was a scam, intended to smear everyone, from CREEP to Tammany Hall, in the same way as they did during the last Presidential Election, I mean, who was pulling the strings to use Trump's Campaign to undermine Clinton and at the same time to leave Trump DNA all over the show? and before you say Putin, have you heard of Count Parkoff Matzfalinkov? or Darcus Dubledey? well they are the same pair of rogues and rascals and Doubleday/Dubledey is a natural-born hacker and they were the brains and brawn behind both operations – in 1972 and 2016, and don't ask what they were involved in between those, I don't have long enough time on this Earth to list them all!" the call was abruptly terminated and all I could hear was static and the sound like an angry wasp in my ear.

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Thursday, February 21, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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