Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3687
doldrums, unheralded, alleviate, cumshaw

Ye goode shippe Saint Dufus's unheralded arrival in the Doldrums brought an air of listlessness and ennui into the hearts of the crew, which was, thankfully, alleviated by the bestowing upon them by the passengers cumshaws of gold coins, bottles of rum;  pink spotted bandanas and the latest digitally re-mastered DVD of "Pirates of the Caribbean"; the script of which they had learned by heart whilst swabbing the decks and splicing the mainbrace.

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