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The word 'Vicissitude' is a noun and can be pronounced as 'vuh-si-suh-chood' (/vi´sisi¸tju:d/).
The meaning of the word is 'a change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant'.
Some synonyms of the word are: 'variation', 'fluctuation', 'ups & downs' and 'change'.
The collocation of the word is: the vicissitudes of life the vicissitude of seasons the vicissitudes of fortune
Examples: IELTS Speaking : He had the ability to change with the times and to share the vicissitudes of opinion.
IELTS Writing: The professional writer has to undergo a wide range of sad vicissitudes." Speaking : He had the ability to change with the times and to share the vicissitudes of opinion.
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