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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The willowy Olive Oyl half-opened her right eye and dreamily noticed that the snoring customer beside her was the Ghost Clown, and her right ear drowsily half-understood that the mumblings were pejoratives about skinny broads in peasant-smocked tops and saggy sacking skirts and these garbled messages coalesced in her mesmerised mind into an image which triggered instant alarm in someone with a bad case of coulrophobiaMorbid Fear of Clowns = PANIC!—and her screams not only woke herself, but broke Charlie's hold over all the occupants of the Luncheonette and in just a couple of seconds howling, wailing, roaring, screaming cartoons were squeezing out the door, windows, cracks between bodywork panels, even the ventilator in the kitchen and soon the only ones left were Charlie Chan, Huckleberry Hound, Boo Boo and Dominic Doubleday so, in the absence of Sleeping Beauty, Boo Boo—apparently a trained barista—fetched coffee for each of them and they began to talk.

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Wednesday, July 29, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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