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  RANK # PoS   WORD SPOK FIC MAG NEWS ACAD
1 5300  N    SCREAM 5185 441 3446 686 476 136
2 5301  R    ABRUPTLY 5117 233 3105 784 599 396
3 5302  N    MERCY 5027 706 1754 1016 762 789
4 5303  N    CULT 4995 999 504 1164 905 1423
5 5304  N    NOD 5317 256 3577 663 684 137
6 5305  N    CLASSMATE 4801 571 1004 1001 1229 996
7 5306  V    PIN 5036 571 2307 1035 824 299
8 5307  J    HURT 4917 1153 1702 861 984 217
9 5308  N    NURSING 5377 600 594 874 1122 2187
10 5309  N    MOTEL 4896 650 2170 853 976 247
 

again, it seems. Sometimes a second shot is necessary because we flat-out miss the first time. Occasionally a follow-up shot is advisable because a tough animal refuses to go down for keeps, even though the first shot did the job. Lever, pump, and autoloading rifles make follow-up shots easy and quick. But many hunters prefer bolt-action rifles, which are a bit more awkward to cycle. The photos and instructions at right will help you "bolt fast. "Study the motions closely. Then practice them regularly with an unloaded rifle. The ability to bolt fast, while locking your eyes on the target, could keep you from losing game. It could even save your life. Faster Guns and Loads Your equipment can make or break your ability to execute quick follow-up shots with a bolt-action rifle. Rifles: With only 60 degrees of travel in its handle, the Browning A-bolt (800-333-3288; www.browning.com) is one of the fastest conventional bolt-actions

 
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