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protean

 [pro´te-an]
changing form or assuming different shapes.

pro·te·an

(prō'tē-ăn), Do not confuse this word with protein.
Changeable in form; having the power to change body form, like the ameba.
[G. Prōteus, a god having the power to change his form]

pro·te·an

(prō'tē-ăn)
Changeable in form; having the power to change body form, like the ameba.
[G. Prōteus, a god having the power to change his form]

protean

changing form or assuming different shapes.
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Asking for rhetoric; the Hebrew bible's protean interrogative.
Long's work marks a mystical absorption in the natural world, inspiring contemplation of our culture's increasing estrangement from the Arcadian vision, and the cost of our substitution of the virtual or synthetic for the more protean if perilous mysteries of the unmediated cosmos.
Both Dante and Petrarch knew this tradition, and both sought to exorcise its amoral, Protean desultor; in Stapleton's reading, the Vita nuova is Dante's failed Ovidian exorcism while the Rime is Petrarch's successful one.
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