Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3393
fioriture, pine, taciturn, cleave

I could tell Luigi was pining for the fioritures of the bel canto opera of his Florentine youth, because he had become taciturn (as only a longing for opera or a thought-provoking episode of Matlock could make him), and he cleaved to a portrait of Renata Tebaldi.

 

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