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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  • #327 submitted 11/27/2009: scienter, wallflower, inoculate, gourmand

    Though usually quite the wallflower, Natalie stepped into the spotlight with scienter: hosting tonight's small dinner party would inoculate her in preparation for next week's fundraising gala with the boisterous (but wealthy) gourmands.

  • #136 submitted 10/28/2009: manichean, gregarious, luculent, conflate

    My elderly neighbors, while still luculent, have become curmudgeonly and have taken a manichean view of the neighborhood: they conflate the harmless but gregarious teenagers on our street with a gang of hoodlums who threaten their peaceful porch.

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