Vocabulary
1. authentic - not false, genuine; real
2. bestow - to present a gift; to give; to confer
3. catastrophe - sudden widespread disaster
4. deceased - no longer living; dead
5. dismantle - disassemble; take apart 
6. erode - to disintegrate; to wear away naturally
7. feud - a quarrel  or dispute
8. grim - stern, fierce or cruel 
9. homage - special honor or respect shown; admiration
10. incredulous - skeptical; showing disbelief 
11. lethal - deadly; causing great destruction
12. maul - to injure by a rough beating; to handle or use roughly