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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When the time came for the group to leave the Hospital, as Bobthe Big Black Blobhaving had his puncture glued and dressed, and Woodywhose scans showed that he did indeed have a brain, a heart, and a sense of humour, as Connor had already observedboth lived in the same apartment building just a short stroll away, they offered to give Alec and Connor beds for the night and Woody's box room could be used by Pixie and Dixie as both a bedsittingroom and a home office, which would give them respite from Mr Jinks persecutions, then telephone numbers were exchanged all round, so that another meeting could be arranged for the next day or so: "I'll be celebrating Gandhi Jayanti, tomorrow," said Ruby, "it's the one day of the year we don't open our restaurants to the public, only for members of the Indian diaspora, it's a celebration of Mahatma Ghandi's birthday," and MacFarlane inclined his head towards hers, "he and I took tea together," he said quietly, "he was quite a character, I rather liked him, despite his idiosyncracies, but I'll tell you this, he was no chanakya, compared to your local Macchiavellian Titanolatrist, Roger Muddler, that man has an obsession with power, he thinks he wields it at home and now he's really trying to take over the Town," and having agreed to walk her homejust around the next block, she saidand while Ruby, judging herself to be the best-off of them all, paid the bill and the pachyderm on the till, EllieI kid you nothanded her a receipt, knowing that Ruby would be able to reclaim the tax, MacFarlane was waiting for her at the street door and the evening still being pleasantly mild, they strolled and smoked and talked of many things, until Phelimas she still thought of himremarked that this seemed a scamander of a way, "we've passed that car three times and the last time we were on this street we were on the other side, walking in the opposite direction, don't you want to go home?" and she said, "no!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Friday, October 02, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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