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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"We're not here to quibble with you," snarled Archbishop Charisma of the Archdiocese of Polynya in the Arctic Ocean and The Spanish Inquisition as he drew his crucifix across Sir Parlane MacFarlane's throat, producing a screeching zeep – although whether from the friction of the stroke, or MacFarlane's clenched vocal chords was not immediately apparent, but it certainly drew a burst of laughter from the Bishops!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Saturday, June 08, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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