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1

Ultima

last
ultimate, penultimate, ultimatum

2

Fin

end border limit
infinite, definitive, infinitesimal

3

Nov

new
novel, novice, innovative

4

Prim

first
primal, primeval, primacy

5

Ultimate

ADJ. surpassing all others; definitive
root: ultima

6

Penultimate

ADJ.just before final; next to last
root: ultima

7

Ultimatum

NOUN, a demand or threat that is final
root: ultima

8

Infinite

ADJ. without beginning or end
root: fin

9

Definitive

ADJ. defining for others; standard
syn. absolute
ant. uncertain
root: fin

10

Infinitesimal

ADJ. Extremely small
syn. microscopic
ant. huge
root: fin

11

Novel

ADJ. new and different
syn. original
ant. stale

12

Novice

NOUN. an inexperienced person
syn. beginner
ant. expert
root: nov

13

Innovative

ADJ. showing creativity and originality
syn. inventive
ant. conservative
root. nov

14

Primal

ADJ. original, dating back to beginning of existence
Syn. primitive
ant. modern
root prim

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Primeval

ADJ. Extremelyancient; of earliest time
syn. primordial
root: prim

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Primacy

NOUN: condition of being first in time or importance
Root: prim