vicissitudinary


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vi·cis·si·tu·di·nar·y

 (vĭ-sĭs′ĭ-to͞od′n-ĕr′ē, -tyo͞od′-) also vi·cis·si·tu·di·nous (-to͞od′n-əs, -tyo͞od′-)
adj.
Characterized by, full of, or subject to vicissitudes.
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Summary: Acclaimed travel writer and narrative historian William Dalrymple appears unfazed after a vicissitudinary week in Kabul where he landed in a prison after a one-on-one meeting with the Afghan President Hamid Karzai to discuss his latest book Return of a King.