Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2079
periphrasis, comport, burke, farouche
The once sociable, louche macaroni, now a desiccated, farouche misanthropist, alighting unsteadily and all alone from a creaking barouche, and neglecting to comport himself with any show of perfunctory politesse or decorum, in a brusquely dismissive sweep of a gnarled hand burked every periphrastic solicitation as to his precarious state of health, wearying of such circumlocutory importuning, behind which he detected the idée fixe, the insistent ostinato: 'and why aren't you dead yet?'
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