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ULTIMA

Latin. Means "last".
Ultimate, Penultimate, Ultimatum

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Ultimate

Adjective. Surpassing all others; definitive.
Root: ULTIMA

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Penultimate

Adjective. 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, Infinitesimal

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Infinite

Adjective. Without beginning or end.
Root: FIN

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Definitive

Adjective. Defining for all others; standard
Root: FIN
Synonym: absolute
Antonym: uncertain

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Infinitesimal

Adjective. Extremely small; incalculably or immeasurably small.
Root: FIN
Synonym: microscopic
Antonym: huge

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NOV

Latin. Means "new".
Novel, Novice, Innovative.

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Novel

Adjective. New and different.
Root: NOV
Synonym: original
Antonym: stale

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Novice

Noun. An inexperienced person; amateur
Root: NOV
Synonym: beginner
Antonym: expert

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Innovative

Adjective. Showing creativity and originality.
Root: NOV
Synonym: inventive
Antonym: conservative

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PRIM

Latin. Means "first".
Primal, Primeval, Primacy

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Primal

Adjective. Original; dating from the beginning of existence.
Root: PRIM
Synonym: primitive
Antonym: modern

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Primeval

Adjective. Extremely ancient; of earliest time.
Root: PRIM
Synonym: primordial

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Primacy

Noun. Condition of being first in time or importance.
Root: PRIM