Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 281
nettle, plicate, pittance, germane
...and I wonder, Doctor, yes, if any of this is germane, this heartlessness of soul, because of course it nettled me, as it would any man, that that de minimis of affection, that pittance of true honest love that I needed was, instead withheld from me, and that I was left to placate myself with the feverish pleasures of pliant plicate handkerchiefs, leaving me, in short, to wither, like some sort of dried grape on a wilted vine...
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