Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 2475
diktat, insurgent, declension, gimcrack
The leader of the insurgent army, who first arose in opposition to the diktat prohibiting private gun ownership, was experiencing a slow declension of his mental state as his obsession with firearms turned into a mania for hoarding them, from gimcrack toy guns to a fully automatic, military-grade weapons.
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