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 saw Peter Boo this morning, when I went down to the Co-op for the Sunday papersThe National for Auntie Crist, Observer for May, Herald for Daphne, Scotland on Sunday for Maude and my Sunday Postand he told mefrom the other side of the High Streetthat he'd managed to sell his Edinburgh house and his wife and kids had moved down here, just before the Lockdown and they are all squeezed into Talbot House with Algie and Aggie; apparently the house sale had been delayed because the buyerEnglish, nuff saidtried to gazunder him, making a lower bid after the price had been agreed, not realising that, in Scotland, once an offer has been made and accepted it is binding in Law; it seems that Mrs BooI forgot her name and was too embarrassed to ask, as it would have been shouted across the street and in Melrose such a thing would be, according to Daphne and Maude, terribly infra dig! whereas in Norway you could bellow it across a fjord and no-one would turn a hairis having some difficulty in adapting to the various Border dialects, accents, syntax and unique vocabularies, much to the amusement of Algie, Aggie, and the kids, who apparentlydespite having only attended school here for a week, because of the unfortunate timing of their moveare already sounding like Melrosians from the internetworks based on Melrose Grammar, the local Primary School and St Mary's, the Prep-School beside the Greenyards, they have joined on-linevetted by Aggieand through WhatsApp and Zoom they can blether all day and half the nightor would if they got half the chancewith lots of the local kids, and can't get her head round Dod, or Doddie meaning George, oo being Broad Haawick for we, and the various forms of umny, amnae, ammnt, amurny and naw being subtle and discrete forms of denial, and used dependent on what particular thing the speaker didn't, wouldn't possibly, couldn't if he tried, daren't, or hadn't said, done, promised or had been witnessed by two or more citizens of good-standing attempting, and her most public faux pas to date was catching sight of Doddie Weir coming out of the Co-op and calling across the car park to the kids, knowing what fans of Rugby and the legendary player they are, that if they were quick they'd see Daddy Weir in his tartan suitmaybe nothing to write home about as far as malapropisms go, but it certainly got enough laughter there to keep her away from the shop for a week, which she put to good use in the library of Talbot House and it's extensive range of Latin and Greek worksaccumulated mainly by Aggieand as Mrs Boo had read Classics at St Andrews she feels very much at home in that room, and even put a small note on the door saying that 'the adespota student who didn't know a Doddie from a Daddy is undertaking a short retreat as penance so please do not disturb' and at the end of the week, in the sitting room, found Peter, Aggie and Algie, with a place set for her and a cake that had been sent addressed to her, with a note that said, 'for the anonymous student of Greek, the provider of this cake should be similarly adespota,' and she guessed at once that it came from Doddie!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Sunday, May 17, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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