Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1880
solferino, anadromous, zeroth, smithereens
Like the salmon he pursued, Fred Hagerty was anadromous, living at sea as captain of a fishing trawler but heading upstream on the Kongakut River to spawn with the help of Mrs. Hagerty (whose solferino complexion, the result of weathering and high blood pressure, might have discouraged a lesser man), so that he had long ago blown to smithereens the national average of 2.5 children per family, in fact progressing from Hagerty to the zeroth power all the way to Hagerty cubed in under ten years.
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