Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 4611
potpourri, fan death, flehmen, tranche

No flehmening to see, there were no animals; there was no bread, just the half-tranche of porridge that Hansel had greedily grabbed from Gretel who, not noticing the theft, was spellbound by her stepmother’s aberrant kindness in setting up a fan to dry Gretel’s flowers for potpourri; the stepmother, engrossed in her own thoughts: "it’s the fan death tonight or the woods tomorrow"; she pulled fast the door behind her.

 

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