Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2053
svelte, sententious, ecotone, palingenesis
"Unless we care for the ecotone along the intertidal zone while it thrives," said the new oceanology professor to the first-year class as she pointed at graphs with the undeniable svelteness of a veritable ballerina, "sand crabs won't take long to die -- and I don't think we'll live long enough to see their palingenesis;" and as her oftentimes garrulous, crustacean-loving female entourage was struck dumb as the sententious piece of information sank in, one could almost hear the sighs of the enamored, pining freshmen.
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