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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  • #2035 submitted 11/27/2010: crenelation, wallflower, calumet, olio

    As he leaned against a crenelation of the eastern wall of the Big House in Joliet, Ralph could see all the way to Calumet, and beyond it, to the smoggy sunrise, an olio of wallflower yellows and marigold oranges.

  • #1490 submitted 07/19/2010: contumely, oftentimes, Barmecidal, philogyny

    "Contumely recapitulates philogyny," intoned Prof. Palgreave, as he strummed his protruding ribs, the outcome of the Barmecidal but oftentimes utterly non-nutritive repasts served at the St Quaggin's College high table.

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