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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But, of course, the overblown Boss didn't go for the gutta, which might have taken him to the gutter, but then Mr Scratch – a many long lifetimes student of polemology, particularly enjoying Sun Tzu's The Art of War, but then he had invested part of his long lifetime, indeed very many lifetimes, towards cultivating a close relationship with Sun Tzu himself and had fond memories of that long, sitient summer in the late 6th Century BC, when the General was serving King Hela of Wu, and Scratch, full of admiration for Sun Tzu's kinetic energy and ability to outwit even the elements, saw it epitomised when the sun scorched the Earth and burnt the crops, yet Sun Tzu's army never wavered – never thought that he would; instead, Sir Parlane MacFarlane – for indeed, it was he – unzipped the sumo suit and stepped out of it, removing the syrup – which resembled nothing so much as a sleeping ginger tom – from his head and throwing it over the balcony's balustrade, wiping the fake tan from his face and reaching for a glass of Daiquiri, knew he couldn't stay here, his cover was blown, he couldn't contact Doubleday or The Etin, the old man had somehow penetrated and fatally compromised the Huawei network; if he could track MacFarlane down, who else could?

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Thursday, June 06, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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