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  • ’I am afraid you are mercenary, Tom.’
  • Mercenary,’ repeated Tom.

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  • ’Who is not mercenary?
  • ’At all events, Mr. Harthouse,’ said Tom, softening in his admiration of his patron, but shaking his head sullenly too, ’you can’t tell her that I ever praised her for being mercenary.

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as in: a mercenary soldier Define
a person hired to fight for a country other than their own
as in: a mercenary attitude Define
marked by materialism or a profit orientation
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