Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1873
gamboge, palaver, erstwhile, apocopate
Ms. Withersnipe said to the toddler in her charge, "Now Johnny, if you must palaver as you draw, do avoid the sin of apocopation -- the crayon you've used for Phoebus is gamboge, not 'gambo' -- say it properly else I shall confiscate what you mispronounce and it will be your erstwhile crayon, clear?"
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