Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:


"Drink this until ye be satiated afore ye step into the ring, ye lily-livered, pie-eyed space cadet," the boxing promoter barked at the weak-kneed challenger, "and not only will it give ye a full lockering of chest hair, but ye'll be a-knockering those fellas all over the canvas in no time."

(by The Masked Pimpernel)


When it happened, Ezekiel simply accepted it for what it was, no ifs, buts, whys or wherefores, the thoughts which entered his head had come from outside of his physical boundaries, they were thought transferences, no less likely than travel through the Space/Time Continuum by way of the Worm Holes which transcended the weft and warp of space matter, rode the wrinkles like a surfboard and deposited the accidental traveller seemingly at random; he accepted them without question - it was just that they had originated in the cat! and it's pie-eyed gaze never flickered, though Ezekiel felt himself trembling like a space cadet, satiated with new experiences, who could never be a virgin again, as he took in Nurse Mariah's white-blonde lockering, worn in ringlets which feel near to her shoulders, her simple white gown, with the red cross of her calling, and her wooden clogs, not unlike his own – which always started awkward and near-excruciating, but over the seasons came to fit like a second skin; he had lost track of what Mariah was saying to him, for Greymalkin's thought-message was dominant, direct, and quite, quite, deadly!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Friday, August 16, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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