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:


MacFarlane and Doubleday hoped and expected that the compliant Pudden Race under the direction of their Chief, Nigel, would, in the face of superior intellect, realise their Neanderthal place in the Grand Scheme of MacFarlane's Neanderthal World, and comply with the vox populi which had quickly identified that the underground railroad, winding it's way up and down the cave network and giving unparalleled views of and access to participate in conjugal relations among the Neanderthals and with them, thus perhaps altering the DNA of future generations; this do-all concept had not allowed for Nigel's irrational, unforeseen and selfish decision to act in a way, quite conversely, and against all expectations of a Neanderthal's intellectual capability, to formulate a decision to encourage the majority of his Race to spend most of their Cave-Time in the Main or Community Cavern, which could only be accessed directly from the west-facing hillside, although there was a shot viewing gallery along which the train passed, invisible to the Neanderthals, discernible only as a faint rumble, but it was a view-only opportunity, with no facility for passengers to speak to or touch the Race members in the Cavern; from there the tubular train wound in a tight spiral down below the cave network to emerge on the riverbed and follow the flow for a couple of miles to come to a stop at what appeared to be the entrance to a large cave – there, a number of young athletes prepared for the most dangerous spectacle: tourists were invited to throw something valuable into the cave, a watch, diamond ring, even a wad of cash; then at a given signal, the athletes, lithe boys and girls, dash into the depths of the cave to retrieve what they could, and escape before the cave roof crashed down, revealing itself to be only the gaping mouth of an enormous kaiju! three didn't make it, and their families would be compensated, while those who did kept what they had recovered – plus a bonus – and were applauded by the thrilled spectators, who were only too happy when the train started moving again and they escaped from the burning eyes and vicious teeth of the carnivorous monster! oh, this would be the story they'd all take home and word-of-mouth was the surest way to draw bigger crowds and once the kaiju got the scent of a regular bellyful of food living in the nearby hills with their cave system it would make Neanderthal World the biggest draw in the Americas!

(by MissTeriWoman)


If one were to demand my opinion on the matter it would be incumbent upon me to say that the person in question is a veritable kaiju, rampaging through the arts with no regard for the vox populi whatsoever, and yet, conversely, that do-all has somehow garnered the support of the bourgeoisie.

(by The Masked Pimpernel)
The Quandary for Saturday, March 02, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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