Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2488
portamento, contentious, lapidary, demagogue
Especially because his timid, vocally talented daughter was mesmerized by her demagoguing voice coach, her father, professional lapidary and opera aficionado, contentiously bit again at the coach's complacent ignoring his daughter’s mistaken glissando for the scored portamento: “Glissando – a magical sparkle from each facet of a diamond! Portamento – the smooth lustrous shine of a polished opal cabochon!”
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