Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 5662
scabrous, smaragdine, succumb, comminate
After the Wicked Witch of the East succumbed to having Dorothy's house dropped on her by an inconvenient tornado, the equally scabrous Wicked Witch of the West comminated Dorothy in an explosion of rage; she also coveted Dorothy's slippers, forcing the child to flee to the smaragdine glories of the Emerald City, where she sought refuge, as well as advice from the fabled Wizard of Oz---alas, he turned out to be merely a nice old man with bad breath.
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