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There seemed a sense that his blackness alone lent him a protean kind of wisdom, power, promise—hope, we might recall.

As you stare at the protean work, the massive, fake, ink landscape fools you.

All language is protean, a moment-in-time snap-shot of evolution in action.

Yet how, in this age of protean trends and indecipherable jargon, are we to draw the line?

Lupus is a protean disease that can cause inflammation in just about every part of the body, including the synovium.

Curiosity, thoughtless mirth, mock humility, and other symptoms of the protean vice are painted by a master.

Remains precisely the question: man feeling this protean capacity to grow a new organ: what organ?

Although matter is protean and its transformations limitless, there are certain changes which cannot be made.

The story of Proteus itself is Protean, and must be grasped in its essence through all its appearances.

Keats was often impatient of this Protean quality of his own mind.

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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to protean, such as: multifaceted, able, accomplished, adaptable, adroit, and all-around.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.