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ULTIMA

Latin, means "last"

Ultimate, penultimate, ultimatum

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Ultimate

Adj., surpassing all others; definitive
Root: ULTIMA

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Penultimate

Adj., just before the final; next to last
Root: ULTIMA

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Ultimatum

Noun, a demand or threat that is final
Root: ULTIMA

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FIN

Latin, means "end, border, limit"

Infinite, definitive, infinitismal

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Infinite

Adj., without beginning or end
Root: FIN

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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, 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

Noun, am 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, 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

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Primacy

Noun, condition of being first in time or importance
Root: PRIM