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:


Having studied an article in the house's Encyclopaedia Britannica, auspiciously left open on the floor beside the Housekeeper's favourite armchair, entitled A Beginners' Guide on How to Build a Working Bricole from Backyard Junk and being overcome with an extreme concupiscence to use their new-found knowledge to get someone's goatthat is, Mr Jinks, their bête noir and nemesisby tricking him into stepping onto their artfully disguised sling and catapulting him over the roof and into orbit, Pixie and Dixie set-to with a relish and by next morning everything was prepared: the bucket, held in position by a clothes peg, was an old, discarded, laundry basket, the elastic belt had every appearance of being an innocent length of washing-line, and the frame had been incorporated into Bow Wow's old kennel, nothing could possibly go wrong!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Saturday, July 18, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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