To better see all uses of the word
mercenary
in
Gone with the Wind
please enable javascript.

mercenary
Used In
Gone with the Wind
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • I think you’re a mercenary rascal—just like the Yankees.
  • "I think you are vile and mercenary," said Scarlett, but her remark was automatic.

  • Show more
  • Though perhaps that is merely a synonym for mercenary.
  • I’m going to be a rich man when this war is over, Scarlett, because I was farsighted—pardon me, mercenary.
  • Any loyal Confederate who had a thousand dollars in cash in 1861 could have done what I did, but how few were mercenary enough to take advantage of their opportunities!
  • Mercenary?

  • There are no more uses of "mercenary" in the book.


To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
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
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading