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Word: protean

Definition: able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will


More Vocab Words

::: mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
::: bookish - fond of books and reading
::: immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
::: gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
::: panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
::: pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch