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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The entire global community was set atwitter when news arrived that, against all odds and thus adding credence to the Red Queen hypothesis, First Officer Goliath Arfencock had become the only person on board the Interstellar Bathysphere to survive the trip to Jupiter, somehow escaping not only the insidious insistences of the inumerable solar phantasms on the way but also the murderous intentions of his ex-lover, the bunny boiler extraordinaire, Captain Hayley Murtagh.

(by The Masked Pimpernel)
The Quandary for Thursday, October 31, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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