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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I didn't even check the caller displaymy Aunts and I were enjoying a reminiscence night, the cancellation of Eurovision having prompted the BBC to screen an entire evening of Highlights from previous years and we had just voted for Abba's Waterloo as our favourite Eurovision song from a selection of the past 64 years, many of which I only knew from hearing May, Cristo, Maude and even Daphne, singing as they peeled tatties or danced with the hoover or, rarely, the lawnmowerbut I immediately recognised my caller's Selkirk accent as that of Patsy, the bodacious Asda driver who had brought our order yesterday: "ah wud gazunder ye, ye ken, ony time, Teri," and surrounded by the Aunts, my reply must have been an incoherent croak, for she continued: "sno like ye tae be sae terse, Teri, huv ye sumdy wi ye?" and leaving the room, on the pretext of answering a call-of-nature, I hurried into the downstairs loo, then said: "oo're unner Hoose Arrest here, so naebdy but me and the Aunties, otherwise I'd happily invite ye ower, an soon's oor Lockdoon's Unlocket, ye kin come ower an gang ower, unda, sideyweys, upside-doon as ye please, am urny fixated on ane position, bein as am broad-minded an against self-imposed limitations oan sexual expression as much as ony ither societal limitations, sae ma only no-go area is bondage, ah divnae tie or get tied," and she giggled: "thon's mair like the Teri ah like, untersed," and with that she promised to call me again, blew a kiss that near burst ma ear-drum and hung up, which is probably why I was singing Sandie Shaw's 1967 winner, the monodyto my tender years, being 17 years younger, a different generationPuppet on a String and wondering if I really wanted to rekindle my brief affair with Patsy, or was just suffering from Cabin Fever, and ready to respond to any offer, irregardless of it's origin, advisability or future, when I re-entered the living-room and was transfixed by four pairs of eyes, pinning me against the wall, until May said, rather kindly, I thought: "if you could make the coffee, Teri, I put the kettle on while you were otherwise engaged and there're scones and pancakes too, or whatever you fancy," and winked, something May never does, and the second unexpected wink I have received in scarcely over twenty-four hours!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Saturday, May 16, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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