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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But concupiscence can be a double-edged sword and can come back to bite you, as many have learned to their costouch!—and it may have been rather a tall order for Pixie and Dixie, who only wanted to effect pacation in their small world, to believe that disposing of Mr Jinks this way would be a doddle, a walk in the park, as easy as falling off a log, but who can blame them? for there was certainly no hope of bringing about a volte-face in the form of anyone, any Cat, so overwhelmingly obsessed, so devilishly despotic, so cruelly cantankerous and savagely single-minded, in his persecution and determination to annihilate that pair of innocents, who knew that he would never rest until they were physically and metaphorically removed from the face of the Earth—or, at the very least, His House—therefore believe in their scheme they did and so, after offering up a solemn and devout prayer to the Big Cheese in the Sky, they set that fateful day in motion!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Sunday, July 19, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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