Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 5714
per contra, compere, pontificate, butyraceous

"To use your own words, my dear contrere," Higgins replied to the man on the dais, "it is not your responsibility nor your right to pontificate over this gathering as lord and master; per contra we are all adequately equipped to decide whether a butyraceous lunch is in our collective best interest."

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