Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 834
locum, grommet, thaumaturgy, fractious
Struggling to pitch their tent in the fractious weather conditions of Mount Washington, their fingers so numb they could barely thread the ties through the grommets, the novice hikers wished Indiana Jones had been there to work his thaumaturgy, but an Eagle Scout who crossed their path proved an excellent locum.
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