Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 5376
colligate, deracinate, ragout, poultice
Watching the field nurse offer a spoonful of ragout to the wounded soldier through a slit in his poultices, the Confederate major doubted for the first time whether the struggle to deracinate from the Union was worth the bloody cost exacted between brothers; whether there might still be an honorable way to colligate as one nation under one flag.
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