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used in The Scarlet Letter

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marked by materialism or a profit orientation
  • This body of soldiery—which still sustains a corporate existence, and marches down from past ages with an ancient and honourable fame—was composed of no mercenary materials.
    Chapter 22 — The Procession (8% in)
mercenary = concerned with money
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