Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2036
crenelation, wallflower, calumet, olio
Luckily, they didn't notice me - the wallflower that stood shyly behind the curtain - as the Frenchmen secretly discussed their crenelation of Quebec city: they would decorate the city wall with articles of local interest to appear to welcome the American general and his army, and a large calumet would be used to cover the mouth of a cannon that would strike the general's ship as it sailed up the St. Lawrence.
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