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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From the ala, Mr Scratch could see into the larger roon beyond, past a curtain trimmed with entredeux, to where three men sat on a chesterfield sofa, puzzling over the sudden and inexplicable loss of contact with #1 and #2: "maybe we should amalgamate the London cells, if they've been compromised, we may lose our chance, we may never ever have a better chance, we need to close the situation down, and quick," and when the speaker rose and stepped over to a table where drinks stood, it struck his watcher that he must surely take shots of ghrelin, his size and bulk looked no more natural than his orange tan and wig-like helmet of sunflower-yellow hair; "the thing is, Boss," said one of the others, "the phone stopped just after that last exchange, "we don't know if they still have it, lost it, or someone took it!" and the big man glared: "they're the best in the business, no-one, and I'll say it in capitals: NO-ONE could have beaten them and lifted the phone, don't say it, don't even imply it, it's FAKE NEWS and I won't listen to it – you two get out there and find it – and them! bring them back here, okay?" and with mumbles of "sure Boss," and "yes Boss," they came through the ala and out the door into the corridor, without even sensing that Mr Scratch was there!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Tuesday, June 04, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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