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:


"I'll tell you something for nothing, Tim," said Mr Scratch, coyly, with that twinkle in his eye that made Tim go all goosebumps, thinking that something really important was about to be divulged to him: "well, what is it?" he asked, never having been blessed with much patience, a trait which his mother described as being rather 'oxish' like his late father, who could never wait for anything and refused to stand in a queue, "like sheep, Tim," he would say, oxishly, as he marched past, dragging his son by the hand, "what we Michaelmas-Daisies are meant for is the food of the Gods, Ambrosia and Nectar!" which may be why Tim is so fond of Ambrosia Creamed Rice and shopping at Sainsburys, so that he can shoehorn more points on to his Nectar Card; and Mr Scratch said, in a voice which had reduced in volume to the point where Tim had to lean close as the old man whispered: "fill your pockets with money and your briefcase with padkos, food for the journey, and be careful, you are being followed and I wouldn't put anything past that pair, they may not have harmed you yet, but expect the unexpected, Tim, and for God's sake hurry!"

(by MissTeriWoman)


Caspar Milquetoast rolled his eyes as his mother insisted he include a shoehorn in the knapsack he was packing for his hiking trip, because since boyhood he had always so oxishly trod down the heels of his shoes as he was putting them on (something he was unlikely to do to his hiking boots), but he bore with her silently because the homemade broth and brownies she added to his padkos in the inner compartment were nectar and ambrosia to him. (by TheMagicalExplodingUnicorns)
The Quandary for Saturday, June 01, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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