Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2485
portamento, moonraker, volte-face, confute
Pierrot, cast adrift, nursing a broken-hearted mandolin, moaned a desolate portamento, sighed a planh of tribulation, for his barque's fleet moonraker hung limp, the zephyrs all abated; there he lay becalmed, immobile, spellbound by adversities - above all other, Pierrette's pitiless volte-face in rejecting his suit, carelessly confuting his faith that their love was sure.
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