Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2534
contradistinguish, cynosure, microcosm, apposite
The television show American Idol can be seen in some ways as a microcosm of competitive life itself with its participants working hard to contradistinguish each other, with its tribulations, victories and disappointments, and with the march of time moving everyone inexorably toward the final crowning of the most apposite cynosure.
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