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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

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

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Fin

Latin: means "end, border, limit"
Infinite, definitive, infinitesimal

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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

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: 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 earlier time
Root: Prim
Syn: primordial

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Primacy

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