Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2173
horology, contumelious, flummox, nostrum
When I arrived one hour late to our meeting, Simon greeted me with the contumelious accusation that my that my study of horology did me no good—that if I considered this pursuit as a remedy for my chronic tardiness, it was at best a nostrum—but he was flummoxed when I insisted that my archaic timepieces have indeed been a reliable cure... that is, they have helped me to be prompt in missing the better part of many undesirable appointments.
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