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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"I've been to Ultima Thule and back, in case you were wondering," said Mr Scratch, looking quite effulgent in his varicoloured motley, although Tim wasn't sure if he would be allowed to dine at the Café Royal in such mismatched colours and fabrics and his tie! why it was positively recherché, but the old man interrupted his thoughts: "got you a peace offering, actually a piece of moon rock," and he handed Tim something that looked almost as if it could actually have come from the Moon: "don't turn your nose up at it, young man, it's the bit Buzz Aldrin dropped, climbing back into the Lander, should probably be in a museum, but you're welcome to it, I've been carting it around long enough – see, it's worn a hole in the lining of my pocket!" and he pulled out the torn lining as evidence, but Tim forgot to ask how his visitor could know that Aldrin had dropped a piece of the Moon and how he could have got it; instead he turned toward the kitchen and: "coffee?" he asked over his shoulder, and Fenella replied: "yes, please, two and a coo!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Friday, July 26, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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