ne·pen·the noun \nə-ˈpen(t)-thē\ 1. a drug or drink, or the plant yielding it mentioned by ancient writers as having the power to bring forgetfulness of sorrow or trouble. 2. anything inducing a pleasurable sensation of forgetfulness esp. of sorro [...]
Definitilon:pro·te·an adjective \ˈprō-tē-ən, prō-ˈtē-\1. readily assuming different forms or characters; extremely variable. 2. changeable in shape or form, as an amoeba. 3. (of an actor or actress) versatile; able to play many kinds of roles.