Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1770
extenuate, bereave, permeable, agog
When Papa got home, Mama was quick to represent my offense as less serious that it appeared, saying that my extreme youth, as well as recent bereavement (one of my three guinea pigs had died the week before), extenuated my guilt, and not only that but when I drove the lawn mower toward the hedge I probably imagined boxwood to be more permeable by gasoline-powered lawn and garden equipment than it actually is and, besides, my legs were too short to reach the clutch and, in addition, it was Tom's fault for leaving the key in the ignition and so on, until I was speechless and agog with admiration of my own perfect innocence.
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