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That party may or may not win power, depending on the vicissitudes of gerrymandering, geography, and the Electoral College.

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Art must be used in service of the people—and is always subject to the vicissitudes of the party line.

One by one, nine men, all military veterans, updated the judge on the vicissitudes of their week.

But no matter what the vicissitudes of life, I am still glad that I came of age in Boston, and that it taught me what it did.

After the ceremony they were separated; and many years full of strange vicissitudes elapsed before they again met.

Through all the vicissitudes of their lives they had kept up a constant correspondence.

Together we rejoiced at the escape of Sill and Lamson, and made merry over the vicissitudes of my checkered career.

When in health, I could bear the various trials and vicissitudes through which I was called to pass.

Having quitted Britain, St. Ursula and her train of 11,000 maidens underwent various vicissitudes.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vicissitudes, such as: behavior, development, growth, lifestyle, personality, and way of life.

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