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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And the abundance of beautiful, well-made, flattering andsurelyexpensive clothes in the girls' wardrobesfor they had one each, although admitting to frequently swapping garments, because in truth they were similar enough in size and shape to get away with itbowled Geneviève over, she could not remember seeing so many different colours, fabrics, cuts and stitches in one room before and she thought of her Uncle Pelion who, when she was a child and he her Guardian, resented the purchase of any new item of clothing: "I'm sure boys never grew as fast as you," and the child, even though she knew she had no control over her growth, still felt guilty, but nowWow! and when Stella told her to undress, she did so without the slightest hesitation, until she stood quite naked before them and realised how exposed she was: never before, since she turned 12, had she been seen thus, and she blushed: "oh, Stella," said Fanny, looking not at Geneviève's red face, but between her thighs, "look, what a tiny little winkie, just like a clit," and she clapped her hands and looked up, her smile faltering when she saw the first tears running down Geneviève's cheeks, but it was Stella who embraced Geneviève first, for she understood the shame her new friend was experiencing: "don't worry, sweetheart, we're all the same, it's an evil trick played on us by that bastard the common folk call God, and so far as Fanny and I are concerned, you are whoever you feel you are, just like us; we were born in the wrong bodies and though it took us a while to realise it, and then to realise we didn't have to accept it, now we just ignore it; time was I thought about cutting it off with a carving knife, the peas too, they serve no useful purpose anyway, but a friend of mine tried that a good few years back, and she bled to death, all alone, I can tell you, Gen, I wept buckets, but the show has to go on, and that was when I met Fanny and we knew, instantly, that we were soul-mates, and I'm sure she wants to apologise for her solecism, about your winkie and a clit, but she doesn't have the ability to edit or censor her thoughts, they pop into her head and out of her mouth," and Fanny was also wrapped around Geneviève now, and she said: "but better than some of the things that get popped into my mouth, bloody huge some of them are, oughtn't to be allowed, there should be a law agin it, a maximum size for a man's todger!" and Geneviève couldn't help laughing, and she said: "well, Fanny, dear, that is the most sensical thing I have heard today," and Fanny said: "and here's another, the sun's getting low, it'll soon be cockshut, so let's pick you some bobby dazzlers while we've got enough rays to see what we're doing, once we light the gas lamps, the colours all go to pot," but Geneviève wanted one thing clarified: "what's 'cockshut'?" and the other two looked at each other and burst out laughing: "well, I could say, 'my legs', but it actually means twilight, the gloaming, dusk and I have absolutely no idea why, it's just one of those expressions you hear, learn and accept, but you might ask Doctor Henry," which mortifies Fanny, who cries: "no! no way! Henry is a gentleman and never uses racy language, so please, don't ask him," and it takes both of the others, together, to placate her and assure her that they would never do such a thing, especially as Henry is Fanny's Special Friend and they wouldn't want to embarrass himor herand she takes it all in good part and before the sun has gone down to the extent that Stella is forced to light the mantles, Geneviève is the proud possessor of enough fine clothes to last her for months.

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Saturday, April 04, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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