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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There was a burst of applause within the Kirk and then, with a skirl of bagpipes, the Pilgrims filed out led by a lone piper, young Jock Hazeldean, who slowly paced along the path towards the gate, then paused and glanced – as though for instruction – at Aggie who, showing her exemplum as a Mistress of Ceremonies, to say nothing of her broad smile, quietly dragooned them into threes and, almost as if this power of hers was something of a newelty, nodded her approval, raised a whistle to her lips and blew a mighty blast, and they were off, marching briskly up to the St Boswells-Selkirk road, where the column wheeled left and set course for old Saint Boisil's Toun, and Teri noticed that an elderly, but spry, woman wearing a red riding-cloak and hood, had joined in near the end of the procession, walking with the two Moslem women, and closely followed by Cristo, Daphne and Maude, bringing up the rear and deep in some private conversation.

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Tuesday, January 07, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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