Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 306
cap-a-pie, claptrap, macédoine, martinet
When I let a moment pass after burping softly, as I cherished the delicious macédoine that my hosts had served me, Martin's five-year old daughter yelled, right in the middle of the claptrap characteristic of little girls everywhere, "You are supposed to say 'Excuse me'!", shocking me with an uncanny reminder of the kind of martinet that her father used to be, as the mother casually remarked: "Cap-à-pie, she's a martinette!".
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