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protean

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of protean

  1. able to do many different kinds of things a protean actor who is equally comfortable with light comedy and serious drama Synonyms of protean adaptable, all-around (also all-round), versatile, universalWords Related to protean general-purpose, mixed-use, multipurpose; well-rounded; able, ace, adept, experienced, expert, masterful, proficient, skilled, skillful; adjustable, alterable, changeable, elastic, flexible, fluid, malleable, modifiable, plastic, pliable, pliant, supple, variableNear Antonyms of protean limited; amateur, inexperienced

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