GRE Word List

PROTEAN

of or resembling Proteus in having a varied nature or ability to assume different forms

The meaning of the word protean is of or resembling Proteus in having a varied nature or ability to assume different forms.

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WordMeaning
fraileasily led into evil
imperturbablemarked by extreme calm, impassivity, and steadiness : serene
titlethe distinguishing name of a written, printed, or filmed production
saunterto walk about in an idle or leisurely manner : stroll
quarantinea period of 40 days
indiscriminatenot marked by careful distinction : deficient in discrimination and discernment
pragmaticrelating to matters of fact or practical affairs often to the exclusion of intellectual or artistic matters : practical as opposed to idealistic
forsaketo renounce or turn away from entirely
disinclinationa preference for avoiding something : slight aversion
forestallto exclude, hinder, or prevent (something) by prior occupation or measures