Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 798
billingsgate, repercussion, astrolabe, vivify
After haggling with the used astronomer's equipment dealer, whose billingsgate-peppered discourse equaled that of the saltiest sailor, Tycho Brahe traded his copper nose for a dusty but functioning astrolabe and 10 Danish marks which vivified his spirits and mollified his distress at the social repercussions of going about bereft of his beak.
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