Vicissitude – Word of the Day ( Vocabulary for IELTS Speaking & IELTS Writing )
VICISSITUDE (noun) /vi´sisi¸tju:d/
A change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant
Synonym: variation, fluctuation, ups & downs, change
Collocation: the vicissitudes of life | the vicissitude of seasons | the vicissitudes of fortune
He had the ability to change with the times and to share the vicissitudes of opinion.
The professional writer has to undergo a wide range of sad vicissitudes.