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.
John Avenel's vote for Egerton gave another turn to the vicissitudes of that memorable election.
The following cheap and valuable composition will preserve all sorts of wood work exposed to the vicissitudes of the weather.
Like all sublunary things, Rome has felt the vicissitudes of time and fortune.
Since then my life has been passed in all the vicissitudes of war and peace.
During eighteen years they had, through all vicissitudes, been faithful to the Crown.
The vicissitudes of history had directly affected the welfare of wild animals.
The same thing takes place in other tropical regions, subject to vicissitudes of draught and moisture.
1560s, from Middle French vicissitude (14c.), from Latin vicissitudinem (nominative vicissitudo) "change," from vicissim "changeably, in turn," from vicis "a turn, change" (see vicarious). Related: Vicissitudes.