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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adverb- In a manner of one that serves merely for wages.

Usage examples (6)
  • The views of her guardian were, however, opposed to the young man's suit, Mr Andrew Tucker mercenarily designing to secure the heiress for his own son.
  • On the other hand, those educators who argue "back to basics" and "accountability" must also deal with the fact that this society has becoming mercenarily toxic.
  • We are mercenarily applying the judgement of our peers and their peers to the decisions that we make in business, as families and as individuals.
  • At times, they would look down at my keyboard and scowl incredulously while my hands merrily danced about and announced that I didn't care about being mercenarily screwed. for more
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