Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2649
volte-face, spallation, stultify, canorous
Constant Secchio was so stultified by the Opera House Commitee's volte-face announcement that it was withdrawing further performances of his Ballade du Hareng Fumé, that he could but wail, the canorous tones rapidly spallating into dissonant screeches of entreaty.
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