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vicissitude

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a negative event or circumstance that is common to a particular setting or situation and is usually beyond one's control
  • The vicissitudes of medical school proved too much for the anxious student.

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The first known use of vicissitude was circa 1576

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“Vicissitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vicissitude. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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