Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 5476
bloviate, cop on, conflate, squib
Flopping a half-dead squid on his elderly English teacher's desk with a loud "plop," Ben began to bloviate to cover an embarrassing lapse of "con on" when it became apparent he had conflated his assignment to "shoot a squib" with "shoot a squid:" "It was an epic struggle to land this dangerous cephalopod with my spear gun, Ms. Nugent, and--" but, his efforts were cut short by a piercing shriek.
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