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 that was when one of the civilians approached Oyzell, half-apologised and half-snubbed the Doctor, interposing himself between Dalhousie and the elderly lady and introduced himself: "my name's Cohen, Bernie Cohen, and my two friends over there are the Loch brothers, Duddingston and Campbeltown, I understand people are saying that you and your friend are from Melrose, and claiming to be from the Future, is that true?" and Oyzell laughed, slightly embarrassed by the young man's directness, but when he asked if she was Jewish too, she began to relax: "forgive me," she said, "but all the questions we have been asked begin to pall, especially when the third or fourth time they are just reframing of previous ones," and Bernie nodded: "it was the same for us, of course they have to be careful in case the Germans try to plant spies and our account was quite unbelievable anywayI don't think that a spy would try such a shaggy-dog story and expect to get away with itbut we were able to identify the other group, and when they realised that the man passing himself off as Hamish MacDonald really was Goering, of course they accepted what were telling them, didn't understand how it happened, how it was possible, but when Lawrence Oates, Captain Oates, who was believed to have died during Scott's attempt to reach the South Pole, turned up suffering from frostbite, but alive, and no older than he'd been in 1912, they had to accept our story, and now yours too; look are you hungry? the officers only seem to want to drink this stuff they call Simkin, but if we go through to the Bukateria, that's where the NCOs and Able Seamen eat, the cooks rustle up some good, hearty grub and I want to ask you a few things myself already."

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Saturday, May 23, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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