Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 579
vicissitude, in the swim, amicable, nebbish
The boss is an amicable fellow for the most part, always quick to praise our work, but when he encounters an idle nebbish – someone who's not in the swim, not responding to the vicissitudes of the job – he takes out the bat.
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