Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Quandary Resolutions by piggy

  • #2197 submitted 01/08/2011: spoilsman, centiday, woebegone, sockdolager

    In less than a centiday – barely ten minutes, in fact – the impassioned advocate's sockdolager of a speech rallied the public’s support in favor of merit-based civil service criteria, and the woebegone spoilsmen knew it was time to clear out their posh, ill-deserved office suites.

  • #2175 submitted 01/03/2011: dendroid, judder, concrete, descry

    Soon after the juddering had subsided, the residents descried concrete evidence of the earthquake's intensity: a dendroid network of fresh cracks in the pavement.

  • #2155 submitted 12/30/2010: orchidaceous, monochrome, mahatma, dithyrambic

    The mahatma of minimalism encouraged his dithyrambic disciples to eschew orchidaceous flourishes of color in favor of a monochromatic palette.

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