Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3160
vade mecum, jump down someone's throat, hamartia, revenant

A sadly laughable hamartia in our deadbeat neighbor’s return to his family after a decade of unexplained absence was that he expected his wife to welcome him with open arms (and a foot rub and a case of beer) but as soon as she opened the door and recognized the haggard revenant, she jumped down his throat, deluging him with so many expletives that I, listening through the walls, had to scurry to my reliable vade mecum dictionary of urban phrases to understand it all.

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