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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmendicantmen‧di‧cant /ˈmendəkənt/ noun [countable] formal  RRPOORsomeone who asks people for money in order to live, usually for religious reasonsmendicant adjective
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mendicantThe rich man who deludes himself into behaving like a mendicant may conserve his fortune although he will not be very happy.
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