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mercenary
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Franny and Zooey
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as in: a mercenary soldier Define
a person hired to fight for a country other than their own
  • You’ve made the great startling goddam discovery that the acting profession’s loaded with mercenaries and butchers.

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  • He enlisted as a mercenary.
  • For centuries, mercenaries were Switzerland’s chief export good.

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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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