Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3635
discomfit, fan death, knee-jerk, chelonian

The rookie detective scratched his chelonian neck thoughtfully as he gazed at the corpses lying on the floor, wondering if his senior officer's knee-jerk reaction of scorn at his suggestion that they had suffered a fan death had been intended to discomfit him and test his strength of character.

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