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ULTIMA

Latin ULTIMUS “last”

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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
Syn:
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Ultimatum

N. a demand or threat that is final
Root: ULTIMA
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FIN

Latin FINIS "end,border, limit"

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Infinite

Adj. without beginning or end
Root: FIN
Syn:
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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 "new"

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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 "first"

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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
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