protean

[ proh-tee-uh n, proh-tee- ]SEE DEFINITION OF protean

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROTEAN

The Scottish ballads may scarce be so multitudinous and protean a host as this.

They are more to be dreaded than the protean devil of which you speak.

There is only one Mephistopheles; but he is protean in shape.

It is the magic water, the protean thing so full of light, laughter and music.

The inner being is protean and has a thousand changes of apparel.

Dryasdust is proverbially a bore, and his forms are Protean.

Moods have a protean way of changing from roseate hues to grayness.

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

Protean in character, he could assume any shape he chose at will.

She had not seen this protean property of Genius just at first.

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