Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3675
parry, reptilianness, cockalorum, ephebe

By nimbly composing air-tight theories on the nature of air-tight chambers and shedding light on more efficient lighting, he engaged in ample linguistic calisthenics and, much like a world-class fencer,  wielded his literary épée, parried, though never returned, the verbal blows of the elder PhD students, who with reptilianness and condescension, insulted the ephebe’s green nature (both his nascent education in engineering, having just graduated from *gasp* a liberal arts college, and his penchant for energy-saving fluorescent lightbulbs) while simultaneously espousing their own cockalorum concerning their self-importance and supposed “unrecognized genius. “

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