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mercenary
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mercenary
Used in
Bleak House
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  • We are not so mercenary as that, sir.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There is nothing mercenary in that with him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mercenary creatures ask, 'What is the use of a man's going to the North Pole?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The more spirit there is in it, the better for mankind and the worse for those mercenary task-masters and low tricksters who delight in putting that illustrious art at a disadvantage in the world.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Next, our young friends begin to think, becoming mercenary, 'This is the man who HAD pounds, who borrowed them,' which I did.  (not reviewed by editor)

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