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OTHER WORDS FROM proteanpro·te·an·ism, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH proteanprotean , protein
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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.How Barack and Michelle Have Normalized Black Prominence|John McWhorter|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As you stare at the protean work, the massive, fake, ink landscape fools you.A New Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum Puts a Modern Face on Chinese Art|Melik Kaylan|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.What’s Synovitis—and How Sick Will It Make Lady Gaga?|Kent Sepkowitz|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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?The Natural Philosophy of Love|Remy de Gourmont
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.Homer's Odyssey|Denton J. Snider
Keats was often impatient of this Protean quality of his own mind.Keats|Sidney Colvin