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mercenary
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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as in: a mercenary attitude Define
marked by materialism or a profit orientation
  • But I do not approve of mercenary marriages.

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  • She has mercenary motives.
  • My mind was never yet more mercenary.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice

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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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