Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2172
horology, contumelious, flummox, nostrum
To measure the time I spent pondering this in mere horology would simply not do it justice: so many days and nights, lost in deep thought, flummoxed by my own contumelious behavior – to say nothing of what he must have thought! - which continued despite the fact that I never felt the same (indeed, quite the opposite); but in all my searching for the cause and the cure, all I ever found were mere nostrums I invented myself, with no real reason to believe they would ever be of any use to me.
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