Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2336
verdigris, score off, salvo, effluvium
“Mephitic effluvium,” grimaced Benton as he scored off yet another art restoration expert, whose boisterous salvos of “what ifs” and “perhaps” (for all we wanted was an opinion on the turquoise deposits on the tarnished bronze frame) fizzled to nugatory with a quick exit upon mistaking verdigris as green oil paint.
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