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:

5

At the risk of sounding rather limpid, I will say in my Defence, "it wasn't my fault, M'Lud, I kept getting an Error Notice, which was obviously a load of hokum, but caused the apparent verbigeration on my part to occur blindly," and now I shall go outside for a little walklet and, like Captain Oates, I may be some time! 

(by MissTeriWoman)

4

"Ruby, err, Mrs Murray, are you alright, let me help you up, what a fiasconever engage dimwits to do a responsible jobthese mencall them Police Officers? why, I'd just as rather call them buffoonslet me dust you down, here's a bottle of water to rinse your eyes, oh, gosh, they're red and fiery, what? you can't see a thing? an acid attack? oh, no, I can assure you, it was entirely accidental, a mischance, a misstep, an unusual convergence of entirely separate elements which by the remotest ill-chance all came together as you opened the door, oh! no, in no way do I mean to imply that it was your faultby opening the doorthat resulted in what unfortunately and well-nigh impossibly happened to happen, oh, Mrs Murray, Ruby, you denigrate me, verbigerative? why, not even Courtroom Opponents nor Learned Judges, would describe me in such bitter terms, hokum? may I assure you that I have never employed hokum in my puff, especially not in my dealings with you, limpid? is that how you really and truly regard me? my dear, love of my life, you know that if you and I were free I would consider it the most supreme achievement of my life, were you to become my wife, you are all I care about, all I wish for, please, best beloved, Star of the Orient, can we not take a little walklet while we wait for the ambulance? how are your eyes now? such lovely eyes too, but they can do all sorts of wonderful things these days, but rest assured I have sent those oafs about their business, you and I are alone at last and I will gladly accompany you to the Emergency Room, Phelim! what a fright you gave me, creeping up like that, why are you still here? why didn't you go with the Keystone Kops? can't you see that poor Mrs Murray requires sympathy and comfort and. . . . .recording? without my knowledge? how dare you, I'll sue you and Variety for every last cent you've got, no, please, come back, surely we can reach an agreement? Phelim! no! you can't let my wife hear all that, she'll get the wrong end of the stick, no, Ruby, I'm not talking about us, this reporter's from the National Enquirer, he's trying to make a scandal of your unfortunate accident, no, I know you were attacked, but you were the wrong person, in the wrong place at the wrong time, listen, the ambulance is coming, here it is, shall I get in with you? what? him! what do you want him for? but Ruby, darling, I. . . . ."

(by MissTeriWoman)

3

"Ruby, err, Mrs Murray, are you alright, let me help you up, what a fiasconever engage dimwits to do a responsible jobthese mencall them Police Officers? why, I'd just as rather call them buffoonslet me dust you down, here's a bottle of water to rinse your eyes, oh, gosh, they're red and fiery, what? you can't see a thing? an acid attack? oh, no, I can assure you, it was entirely accidental, a mischance, a misstep, an unusual convergence of entirely separate elements which by the remotest ill-chance all came together as you opened the door, oh! no, in no way do I mean to imply that it was your faultby opening the doorthat resulted in what unfortunately and well-nigh impossibly happened to happen, oh, Mrs Murray, Ruby, you denigrate me, verbigerative? why, not even Courtroom Opponents nor Learned Judges, would describe me in such bitter terms, hokum? may I assure you that I have never employed hokum in my puff, especially not in my dealings with you, limpid? is that how you really and truly regard me? my dear, love of my life, you know that if you and I were free I would consider it the most supreme achievement of my life, were you to become my wife, you are all I care about, all I wish for, please, best beloved, Star of the Orient, can we not take a little walklet while we wait for the ambulance? how are your eyes now? such lovely eyes too, but they can do all sorts of wonderful things these days, but rest assured I have sent those oafs about their business, you and I are alone at last and I will gladly accompany you to the Emergency Room, Phelim! what a fright you gave me, creeping up like that, why are you still here? why didn't you go with the Keystone Kops? can't you see that poor Mrs Murray requires sympathy and comfort and. . . . .recording? without my knowledge? how dare you, I'll sue you and Variety for every last cent you've got, no, please, come back, surely we can reach an agreement? Phelim! no! you can't let my wife hear all that, she'll get the wrong end of the stick, no, Ruby, I'm not talking about us, this reporter's from the National Enquirer, he's trying to make a scandal of your unfortunate accident, no, I know you were attacked, but you were the wrong person, in the wrong place at the wrong time, listen, the ambulance is coming, here it is, shall I get in with you? what? him! what do you want him for? but Ruby, darling, I. . . . ."

(by MissTeriWoman)

2

"Ruby, err, Mrs Murray, are you alright, let me help you up, what a fiasconever engage dimwits to do a responsible jobthese mencall them Police Officers? why, I'd just as rather call them buffoonslet me dust you down, here's a bottle of water to rinse your eyes, oh, gosh, they're red and fiery, what? you can't see a thing? an acid attack? oh, no, I can assure you, it was entirely accidental, a mischance, a misstep, an unusual convergence of entirely separate elements which by the remotest ill-chance all came together as you opened the door, oh! no, in no way do I mean to imply that it was your faultby opening the doorthat resulted in what unfortunately and well-nigh impossibly happened to happen, oh, Mrs Murray, Ruby, you denigrate me, verbigerative? why, not even Courtroom Opponents nor Learned Judges, would describe me in such bitter terms, hokum? may I assure you that I have never employed hokum in my puff, especially not in my dealings with you, limpid? is that how you really and truly regard me? my dear, love of my life, you know that if you and I were free I would consider it the most supreme achievement of my life, were you to become my wife, you are all I care about, all I wish for, please, best beloved, Star of the Orient, can we not take a little walklet while we wait for the ambulance? how are your eyes now? such lovely eyes too, but they can do all sorts of wonderful things these days, but rest assured I have sent those oafs about their business, you and I are alone at last and I will gladly accompany you to the Emergency Room, Phelim! what a fright you gave me, creeping up like that, why are you still here? why didn't you go with the Keystone Kops? can't you see that poor Mrs Murray requires sympathy and comfort and. . . . .recording? without my knowledge? how dare you, I'll sue you and Variety for every last cent you've got, no, please, come back, surely we can reach an agreement? Phelim! no! you can't let my wife hear all that, she'll get the wrong end of the stick, no, Ruby, I'm not talking about us, this reporter's from the National Enquirer, he's trying to make a scandal of your unfortunate accident, no, I know you were attacked, but you were the wrong person, in the wrong place at the wrong time, listen, the ambulance is coming, here it is, shall I get in with you? what? him! what do you want him for? but Ruby, darling, I. . . . ."

(by MissTeriWoman)

1

"Ruby, err, Mrs Murray, are you alright, let me help you up, what a fiasconever engage dimwits to do a responsible jobthese mencall them Police Officers? why, I'd just as rather call them buffoonslet me dust you down, here's a bottle of water to rinse your eyes, oh, gosh, they're red and fiery, what? you can't see a thing? an acid attack? oh, no, I can assure you, it was entirely accidental, a mischance, a misstep, an unusual convergence of entirely separate elements which by the remotest ill-chance all came together as you opened the door, oh! no, in no way do I mean to imply that it was your faultby opening the doorthat resulted in what unfortunately and well-nigh impossibly happened to happen, oh, Mrs Murray, Ruby, you denigrate me, verbigerative? why, not even Courtroom Opponents nor Learned Judges, would describe me in such bitter terms, hokum? may I assure you that I have never employed hokum in my puff, especially not in my dealings with you, limpid? is that how you really and truly regard me? my dear, love of my life, you know that if you and I were free I would consider it the most supreme achievement of my life, were you to become my wife, you are all I care about, all I wish for, please, best beloved, Star of the Orient, can we not take a little walklet while we wait for the ambulance? how are your eyes now? such lovely eyes too, but they can do all sorts of wonderful things these days, but rest assured I have sent those oafs about their business, you and I are alone at last and I will gladly accompany you to the Emergency Room, Phelim! what a fright you gave me, creeping up like that, why are you still here? why didn't you go with the Keystone Kops? can't you see that poor Mrs Murray requires sympathy and comfort and. . . . .recording? without my knowledge? how dare you, I'll sue you and Variety for every last cent you've got, no, please, come back, surely we can reach an agreement? Phelim! no! you can't let my wife hear all that, she'll get the wrong end of the stick, no, Ruby, I'm not talking about us, this reporter's from the National Enquirer, he's trying to make a scandal of your unfortunate accident, no, I know you were attacked, but you were the wrong person, in the wrong place at the wrong time, listen, the ambulance is coming, here it is, shall I get in with you? what? him! what do you want him for? but Ruby, darling, I. . . . ."

(by MissTeriWoman)
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