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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Which is how it came to pass that two Metropolitan Police Constables, Mary Godwin and Eunice Campbell, knocked on the door of Sir Parlane MacFarlane's suite and, on not being admitted, used their Enforcer battering ram – a rather unsubtle statement of intent – to force the door and so entered the suite; what they discovered was really an apartment containing an ana, or foyer, a sitting room, three bedrooms and two bathrooms, which probably cost more to rent for a week that the average copper's annual take-home scrilla; in one of the bedrooms a wardrobe lacking it's doors, had no backing: instead it led to a darkened tunnel which, when they shone their torches into it, appeared to stretch to a darkened infinity; when they switched off the torches, the light remained, as if the walls, ceiling and floor of the tunnel had absorbed and stored the light from outside and were now emitting it; they called in a request for armed backup, as the sitting room showed signs of disarray, with furniture knocked over and blood on the carpet; the Armed Firearms Unit arrived a few minutes later, under the authority of Police Sergeant Finn MacCool, who discussed the situation with his Inspector via his police radio; it was all rather equivocal – the information from the Hotel Manager was that there were three residents, while according to a couple next door, only one of the residents was present, along with a group of priests, possibly from the Spanish Inquisition, at which Inspector Garry Noonan snorted with derision: "pull the other one, MacCool!" and then gave one of his regular philippics on the inability of elderly aristos to tell the difference between real life and some stupid cop show that was probably on next door's TV, but then, relenting, because he thought it better to demonstrate that the Met take all calls seriously, no matter how implausible they may be, and especially when the complainant is a cousin of one of the nastier pieces of work in the present Cabinet, who was ever joyful at a chance to snipe at the Old Bill's Boys and Girls in Blue, so, on being given orders to inspect and secure the tunnel, which from the outside looked a bit like a tokamak, being perfectly round and seemingly made of gleaming metal, PS MacCool and three members of his team, PCs Gillian Gilliam, Lorenzo Marx and Isadora Duncanson, entered it and were never seen again!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Wednesday, June 12, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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