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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Sir Parlane MacFarlane shook himself, both physically and mentally, to get rid of the gloopy and eudemonic lethargy which had enveloped him in a haze in th immediate aftermath of his realization that Eunice Eglantine must have discovered the secrets of Space/Time travel utilizing the network of Worm Holes he had discovered in the continuum; he cursed himself for assuming that he and Doubleday were the unique possessors of such knowledge: "we must not pessimize, Dom, there must be a way to turn this to our advantage, come now, show me the storeroom," and removing their footwear so that they would not be heard, he followed his valet along the corridor from their bedrooms and down several flights of stairs: "that's the door, Boss, it isnae locked," and the handle indeed turned easily, and they were soon inside; using a cigarette lighter he kept hidden in a pocket of his breeches, Doubleday lit the candle he had brought with him and MacFarlane let out an involuntary gasp – the paintings stood along two walls of the room, there must be thirty, thought MacFarlane, some he recognised, others not, but all unmistakably the works of Bridget Riley, metathesized from the 1960s or later, to this château in 1776, but why?

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

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