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 dead hand system of decoupage, as practised by those famousor infamous, in the view of Paisley bodies, who adhere to the Kronstadt Method, espoused by Madame Blavatsky in her classic, 'Seven Years under House Arrest' which has become a smash-hit best-seller on Amazon during the current Lockdown, still gripping the occasionally griping country in it's iron jaws, and in which the Born-Again Anglo-Catholic exponent of Meta-Realism as 'The Road to Joy' relates the amazing story of her discovery of the healing properties of Blue Cheese and Pink Wafers, a previously unsuspectedly potent combination, and which imbue the Blue and Pink Combinations which she habitually wore, much to the consternation of her Pussy, Galore, who had never seen such bizarre underwear in her, admittedly short and limited, puff, with an unbelievable heightening of sensual, not to say sexual, pleasure—Brothers Karamazov in their tiny workshop on Ailsa Craig, which has itself become the mecca for the latest breed of craftworkers whose skill, talent, imagination, vision, dedication and willingness to suffer extreme hardship and impoverishment, have secured the lavish, if extortionate, investment of the new microfinanciers such as Moneyspider, Moneytree, Moneypenny, Moneymouse, Moneyphant and Moneyhunny who have come out of the woodwork as Working from Home became the mantra and the norm and enabled hundreds of merchant and investment bank employees, under the pretence of Home-Working for their employers, to transfer millions of gigabytes of confidential information from those employers' servers to their own lap-tops and flash-drives and wave goodbye to the circus, touting themselves, without stirring from their beds, or kitchen tables, to those nouveau-entrepreneurs who saw in the Karamazovs buccaneering style, their last chance standing if they wanted to be millionaires before reaching the ripe old age of thirty, getting married and having a nuclear family, with a son named Zak and a daughter, Mossy and living in a but-and-ben on a rock in the Irish Sea, a wild Highland lochside, or half-way up a soaring heathery mountain, which they can call work-life-balance as they interact with the shrinking world on-line, while the rafters are lost in peat-smoke and their feral children chase capercaillies down the hill and up again!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Saturday, May 09, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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