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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Unfortunately, by waking, MacFarlane missed what happened next: two passing roustabouts en route to The World's Fair, managed to pull Felix Flabbergast and Sparks Marks out from the underground electricity junction-room, assisted by the illumination of a dozen Zippo lighters, wielded by concerned pedestrians, laying the pair of them on the sidewalk, legs spraddled, arms akimbo, which was when Chaim Chadband rushed to their aid; pointing an accusing finger at Benny Broigus, he asserted that he had seen everything and: "as an attorney-at-law representing these two injured parties," placing a business card in each of the victims' open right hands and closing their fingers over the cards, "in expiation of these injuries caused by your homicidally dangerous, careless and distracted perambulation, we are suing you for a million bucks and my brother-in-law, Sam Spiegelman here," producing said gentleman and introducing him to the witnesses, "is the Professor of Geodesy at State U and he will testify as to your blatant disregard for your surroundings and the innocent parties who might and did suffer life-changing injuries as a resultOfficers!" and hailing two passing cops who were trying to avoid becoming involved in what was obviously not what they wanted to have as any of their business but now, with thirty or forty pairs of eyes homed in on them, O'Halloran and O'Flaherty didn't have much choice, so ambled across to see if they could wrap whatever it was up in two minutes - but they hadn't bargained on the sudden change of everything!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Sunday, April 12, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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