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mercenary
used in
Jane Eyre
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mercenary
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • Well then, on that mercenary ground, will you agree to let me hector a little?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They began to talk; their conversation eased me completely: frivolous, mercenary, heartless, and senseless, it was rather calculated to weary than enrage a listener.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a mercenary soldier
as in: a mercenary attitude
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