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:


The Holy Rollers – as they were affectionately and collectively known across the hills and valley of Nutwood Parish – relaxed in the warmth of the woodsmoke and sipped their drinks, the first stage of the extraction having gone smoothly and to plan; Bashir was sipping Irn Bru which, since a holiday on Skye a few years back, was his soft drink of choice and now always stocked in The Bluebell; Benny had his regular Mamont vodka, sent over from the same Siberian distillery where his great-grandfather Moishe had worked during his years of exile and long-since dekulakized; Sean, of course, was a Jameson's man – not only because of history and heritage – for he knew it was the finest whiskey in the world with the same certainty that maintained his Faith; the G&T that Michael sipped contained Hidden Curiosities – one of his more recent discoveries – for he could never be regarded as staid, stuffy, or set in his ways and although he always stuck to gin, would happily ferret out tiny artisan distilleries, or filch others from distant valleys with special waters, said to contain unique blends of minerals and botanicals, to add to his current choices; not one of them would be dismissed as a know-it-all, in religion or everyday life, they were all sociable, ecumenical – and sometimes economical – learned and diligent and, right now, rather yevery and looking forward to the plates of home made steak pie and mash they had ordered; and the Imam leaned towards his friend, the Rabbi: "what's it now, Benny, ten years since we were in theatre together?" and Benny thought for a moment: "yes, that's when you retired, Bash, I had another year before I put down the needle," as Bashir nodded: "you were the best Anaesthetist I ever worked with, mate, was it about twenty years, twenty-five?" and again Benny reflected: "twenty-six, I think, just shy of twenty-seven, longest partnership in my career," and Bashir nodded: "mine too, and the best, L'Haim," and their other two friends joined in with the Hebrew toast and all clinked their glasses as the door opened and the chef himself, Alfonso, came in with their dishes, the last orders of the night, for four of his favourite customers: "it might just seem to be steak pie," he said with his broad Brummie accent, "but it's Black Country steak pie, like Desperate Dan used to eat, it'll put hairs on yer chests, tuck in and if you want seconds, we might just have a wee bit left, so give us a holler!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Thursday, March 05, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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