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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Now, as it happens, Maude recognised the voice as that of Sir Parlane MacFarlane, the very epitome of skulduggery and evil, accompanied, no doubt by his notorious sidekick, Dominic Doubleday, while Oyzell knew at once that it was Count Baldur von Machfleine, an SS Officer she had observed at Auschwitz, with his Aide, Unter-sturmfuhrer Dietrich Doopeltag, a pair of flimflam men if she had ever seen any, and each implicated in countless murders in addition to the Camp's deadly purpose, and Harry knew at once that it was Sir Pandemic MacFarlane, evil foe of The Lochlann, who had struck him down just yards away, cleaved by the very Battle-Axe wee Padraig Macaroon o Minestrone (or Kwasi, after his famous ancestor who had fought alongside The Lochlann that fateful day) and probably somewhere close by, Dreich Doubleday, ut the drawling voice went on: "your viridity was our good fortune, Blind Man – in one of the saddlebags a little stink-wort train-scent that our bloodhound could follow blindfold, I'm surprised you didn't notice it yourself, I thought youse anes were supposed tae heighten yer ither senses whene'er an hooever ye lost ane," he dropped into a more dialect form of speech, and then said: "hello there, Martin, come introduce yourself to our friends here," and as they looked up, Maude saw the Edinburgh lawyer, Martin Elginbrod, but he was wearing some kind of mediaeval costume, like the other two, in his case a red tabard, and with his Edinburgh accent, very cut-glass and refined, he said: "in days gone by I was well-known in sporting circles as The Red Etin, and who have we here?"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Thursday, March 19, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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