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ULITIMA

Latin: Ultimatus means "last"

Ultimate, Penultimate, Ultimatum

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Ultimate

Adj. Surpassing all others; definitive.
Root: Ultima
Syn:
Ant:

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Penultimate

Adj. Just before the final; next to last.
Root: Ultima
Syn:
Ant:

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Ultimatum

N. A demand or threat that is final.
Root: Ultima
Syn:
Ant:

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FIN

Latin: Finis means "end, border, limit"

Infinitive, Definitive, Infinitesimal

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Infinitive

Adj. Without beginning or end.
Root: Fin
Syn:
Ant:

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Definitive

Adj. Defining for all others; standard.
Root: Fin
Syn: Absolute
Ant: Uncertain

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Infinitesimal

Adj. Extremely small; incalculably or immeasurably small.
Root: Fin
Syn: Microscopic
Ant: Huge

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NOV

Latin: Novus means "new"

Novel, Novice, Innovative

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Novel

Adj. New and different.
Root: Nov
Syn: Original
Ant: Stale

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Novice

N. An inexperienced person; amateur.
Root: Nov
Syn: Beginner
Ant: Expert

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Innovative

Adj. Showing creativity and originality.
Root: Nov
Syn: Inventive
Ant: Conservative

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PRIM

Latin: Primus means "first"

Primal, Primeval, Primacy

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Primal

Adj. Original; dating from the beginning of existence.
Root: Prim
Syn: Primitive
Ant: Modern

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Primeval

Adj. Extremely ancient; of earliest time.
Root: Prim
Syn: Primordial
Ant:

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Primacy

N. Condition of being first in time or importance.
Root: Prim
Syn:
Ant: