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  • adj. Of or relating to Proteus


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  • His system, which he called Protean 1.1, reminded Gillette of the elusive unified theory that explains the behavior of all matter and energy in the universe.

    The Blue Nowhere

  • Here is the google cache of that topic: Jason Bermas: Jew Critics Should Hang themselves Prisonplanet forum member 'Protean' started that thread which had hundreds of replies, going on for at least 11 pages.

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  • • "Protean" signals, such as touching one's hair • Casual touches; such as a woman gently touching a man's arm during conversation • Smiling suggestively • Winking • Sending notes, poems, or small gifts •

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  • The reason design theorists dislike the word is not because they repudiate every possible construal of it, but because they regard it as a Protean term which, much like the process it describes, adapts itself too readily to any situation.

    Blast From the Past

  • Â With Protean shifters on the loose, the Legionnaires suspect they may be being led into an ambush, U.B. shows that he has the full-range of Kryptonian powers, a strong code against killing, and a heroic nature.

    Hero History: Supergirl | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Protean, enormous, it towered above them, blotting out the void.

    Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

  • I do not know if Protean has been banned from the site.

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  • Protean literary man Dave Eggers has imagined many a wild account, but his newest work, Zeitoun, is a true story that unfortunately told itself.

    Q&A: Culture and Celebrity

  • The original drawings and later models in the Royal Academy exhibition make it clear why Palladio was such a Protean talent, someone who could both study and explain the architecture of the past, and apply it in novel ways, developing his own signature style.

    How I Spent a Few Days in Palladio's World

  • Obama appeals to the Protean Man, a product of post-nuclear weapons use in World War II (those 1930s foreign policies, not just by America, led to it) and the ever faster pace of technological change and speed of information exchange.

    Barack Obama Nation, Only This, and Nothing More


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