Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2484
portamento, moonraker, volte-face, confute
Quite sure I can confute any argument about faulty mast construction, given I was in the crow’s nest where the whipping tailwind sang sweet high-gust portamenti – rolling pitches highs to lows – through the topsails below and moonraker above, when suddenly we careened starboard without recovery – just before which – the new skipper yelled the oddest command: “volte-face.”
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