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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  • #4831 submitted 05/16/2013: impute, hue and cry, caterwaul, allochthonous

    It was with a great hue and cry of xenophobic outrage that the locals imputed the disruptive caterwauling that they heard each night to an allochthonous group of people who had only recently moved into the neighborhood.

  • #4829 submitted 05/15/2013: petrify, plangent, down, circadian

    The plangent howls that filled the down every evening (and so petrified visiting tourists) were accepted by the locals as connected to some circadian cycle of vocalization peculiar to the native fauna.

  • #4815 submitted 05/12/2013: niggard, deskfast, recalcitrant, feminacy

    Though his wife devotedly demonstrated her feminacy by cooking up a grand omelet every morning, the recalcitrant niggard insisted instead on taking a meager deskfast at work.

  • #4812 submitted 05/11/2013: niggard, atheophobia, pacify, snafu

    Due to an extremely unfortunate communication snafu, it became necessary to pacify the religious niggards' strong display of atheophobia.

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