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:


That night, Pete went to bed not feeling very springe at all after slaving away at the stove all day on a turducken that was now, both literally and metaphorically, nothing but a smoking gun that had to be discreetly disposed of before the wife got home to discover he'd destroyed the last comestible turkey in the supermarket.

(by The Masked Pimpernel)


Next morning, after the dreamless oblivion of exhausted sleep, Pete Laddie was hailed by a particularly springe Algie who had already been to the Newsagent, the Greengrocer, Fishmonger, Butcher and Co-Op and returned with the daily comestibles required by Aggie, which this morning, particularly included those necessary for her special Thanksgiving Turducken which would apparently bring a slew of friends, family, acquaintances and less-able former Toc H volunteers – not to mention a number of hitherto welcomed guests who had preceded Pete and still endeavoured to make this annual pilgrimage which, itself, was a precursor to the more important pilgrimage, that which would follow St Cuthbert's Way; as far as his hasty scanning of the various morning papers could show, no smoking gun – let alone Bazooka – had been found on the southern slopes of the Eildon Hills Range, which only exacerbated Pete's paranoia: no weapon found on the hills, ergo, the marksman still has it and to what purpose? answer – the elimination of Peter Boo!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Thursday, November 28, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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