After all, radically purist ideologies need to be sheltered from the vagaries of the world, and they can be expensive to maintain.
What the record really shows is just how much the fate of the Presidency is governed by the vagaries of chance.
Luttrell said, I have known Rogers for sixty years, and have never yet been able to account for any one of his vagaries.
Its vagaries must be experienced and studied by any investigator of the atrocities of war.
Thus the Daisy Cutter and his vagaries became a proverb in Birmingham.
Paul smiled as a mother might smile at the vagaries of a beloved child.
She had as many moods as an April day; and would have much surprised Dr. Alec by her vagaries, had he known them all.
Who does not know the symbolism of the cathedrals, and the vagaries to which it has given rise?
He may be accustomed to the vagaries of his friends and acquaintances under the influence of love.
I was content to lie on the bank of the creek, my mind idling with vagaries.
1570s, "a wandering, a roaming journey," probably from Latin vagari "to wander, roam, be unsettled, spread abroad," from vagus "roving, wandering" (see vague). Current meaning of "eccentric notion or conduct" (1620s) is from notion of mental wandering. Related: Vagaries.