Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 4788
leviathan, Stakhanovite, fathom, quibble

 

The Russian whale-men, who spent years on the seas in search of the Leviathan, grew increasingly vexed with the Stakhanovite, until one night they tied a rope around him, filled his pockets with lead and threw him overboard; but, he, never one to quibble with a difficult assignment, earned their eternal respect, and awe, when he surfaced five minutes later and reported: “4 fathoms, Captain.”  

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