GRE Word List


one that serves merely for wages

The meaning of the word mercenary is one that serves merely for wages.

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pittancea small portion, amount, or allowance
economythe structure or conditions of economic life in a country, area, or period
arbitrateto act as arbiter upon (a disputed question) : to settle (a dispute between two people or groups) after hearing the arguments and opinions of both
meleea confused struggle
sagaciousof keen and farsighted penetration and judgment : discerning
expostulationan act or an instance of expostulating
disjointedbeing thrown out of orderly function
petrifyto convert (organic matter) into stone or a substance of stony hardness by the infiltration of water and the deposition of dissolved mineral matter
impeccablefree from fault or blame : flawless
chideto speak out in angry or displeased rebuke