Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 5489
bumfuzzle, amerce, malversation, slake
Gazing out the window of his chambers at the unhappy tax collector dangling from a pillory in the town square, a bumfuzzled look on his face, the Right Honorable Judge Ratliff wrestled with his conscience over the harsh sentence he had imposed: perhaps he might have slaked the people's anger and tempered justice with mercy by amercing the man for his malversation; the wretch's sentence could still be made right....
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