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1

Unfeeling; hardened in mind or feelings

Callous

2

To dishonor; to treat with extreme disrespect; to violate the sacredness (of something highly valued)

Desecrate

3

Briefly present; gradually disappearing; fading away like a vapor

Evanescent

4

To listen to; to pay attention to

Heed

5

Needy; not having enough to live on; very poor; impoverished

Indigent

6

An ideal example; a model of excellence or perfection

Paragon

7

Narrow-minded; limited and narrow in outlook; unsophisticated

Provincial

8

Faithful; firmly and consistence loyal

Steadfast

9

Snobbish; proud; scornful; looking down on others

Supercilious

10

To take over; to seize power or position by force or without right

Usurp