Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1859
adience, lickspittle, supersede, bricolage
The literature on the effectiveness of brown nosing was, until Dr. Lickspittle, a bricolage of conjecture and sketchy data, but Lickspittle's work superseded, in fact eclipsed all that had come before it (and did so with a near-zero research budget!), showing beyond a doubt that potential test subjects, asked to participate in an unpaid psych study, demonstrate abience (not the hoped-for adience) in response to gross flattery by a bald, potbellied researcher who smells of whiskey and stale perfume.
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