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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"Can you see it?" whispered Maude, "what?" asked Bernie, "the bokeh," she replied, "just beyond the two Naval Policemen, it's like an area of soft-focus," and he nodded, "oh, yes, what about it?" and she nudged him, "it's the portal they must have used, MacFarlane and his buddies, it looks odd because some of the snow is drifting in and out of it, but those two haven't noticed, they're too busy with the footprints," and Bernie inched closer to her, "do you think we could all get through it?" and she looked around, "we'd need some kind of distraction, there's five of us, even that pair would notice if we all walked past them!" at which Bernie grinned, and had a word with the two brothers, who then peeled away from the group, and Bernie whispered: "I'm going to put my hand on your shoulder, you do the same with Madame Oyzell, tell her, she feels the slightest stiction, move straight for it, you follow her, I'll be behind you and the Lochs will come after me, but no mad dash, move smooth and lightwe can't do it oxishly either, we've only got one chanceah!" they both heard the sound of a window being smashed, then a shout: "there they go!" and the two Naval Police Officers heard it too, came running past the group of onlookers and disappeared round the corner of another hut, which was when Maude felt the slight pressure on her shoulder, passed it on to Oyzell, who set off, with that ballet-dancer's grace she still carried, Maude close behind, didn't look back, she kept her eyes on Oyzell until she disappeared right in front and Maude took the next step, felt something like a spider's web brush across her face and was stumbling into blazing sunlight, dazzled by the view, gasped as she recognized it and turned to Bernie, Dudd and Cammy, who popped out of nowhere just beside her, "where are we?" asked Bernie, and with a distinct pride in her voice, Maude said: "that's Melrose down there, we're on the Eildon Hills, and I live just there," pointing towards the house which she and Daphne shared with May and Cristo, and even though he couldn't identify it from that distance, Bernie clapped her on the shoulder and said: "simili-hometown, parallel," and that made Maude look again, and see what Bernie had seen, and at that same moment Oyzell cried: "oh fuck, no!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Monday, June 01, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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