Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3690
doldrums, unheralded, alleviate, cumshaw

Seeing that my waiter was clearly suffering from a case of the doldrums, I sought to alleviate his woes by a gesture at once unheralded and unprecedented: the forking o'er of a gratuity (and I'm not talking any mere 15% tip, either--this was the cumshaw to end all cumshaws: I signed o'er my entire multi-million-dollar estate to him on the spot, and then shuffled out a pauper into the cold and lonely night, which greeted me with a swift kick to the yarbles--my harsh welcome to the world of no-good, penniless, freeloading vagrants).

 

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