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See definition of proteus on Dictionary.com
  • as inamphibian
  • as injack-of-all-trades
  • as inJekyll and Hyde

synonyms for proteus

  • frog
  • salamander
  • toad
  • caecilian
  • caudate
  • hyla
  • newt
See also synonyms for: proteuses
  • factotum
  • handyman
  • pantologist
  • tinker
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How to use proteus in a sentence

Notwithstanding His immutability, God is, in all the religions of this world, a veritable Proteus.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Proteus had charge of the great flock of sea-calves which fed on the soft seaweed and basked in the warm sands near his cave.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
When Aristus saw Proteus fast asleep, he stepped cautiously up to him and bound him with strong fetters.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
Proteus is called the Carpathian wizard because his cave was on the island of Pharos, or Carpathos.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
Suppose we take the act of Perigrinus Proteus burning himself at Olympia.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
In the female Proteus, on the other hand, the separation into a Mllerian duct and a ureter is quite complete.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
It is precisely because Goethe is an elusive Proteus that all doctrines may equally claim him.
GERMAN PROBLEMS AND PERSONALITIESCHARLES SAROLEA
Thirdly Proteus has seen Ulysses in an ocean isle with the nymph Calypso who detains him though eager to get away.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
In the very names of Proteus and Eidothea we feel the intention, the conscious etymology which borders on personification.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
The story of Proteus itself is Protean, and must be grasped in its essence through all its appearances.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PROTEUS

  • ambiguity
  • double life
  • duplicity
  • proteus
  • split personality
  • two-facedness
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