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ULTIMA

Latin: "last"
Example Words: Ultimate, Penultimate, Ultimatum

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FIN

Latin: "end, border, limit"
Example Words: Infinite, Definitive, Infinitesimal

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NOV

Latin: "new"
Example Words: Novel, Novice, Innovative

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PRIM

Latin: "first"
Example Words: Primal, Primeval, Primacy

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Ultimate

Definition: adj. Surpassing all others; definitive.
Root: ULTIMA

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Penultimate

Definition: adj. Just before the final; next to last.
Root: ULTIMA

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Ultimatum

Definition: n. A demand or threat that is final.
Root: ULTIMA

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Infinite

Definition: adj. Without beginning or end.
Root: FIN

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Definitive

Definition: adj. Defining for all others; standard.
Root: FIN
Synonym: Absolute
Antonym: Uncertain

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Infinitesimal

Definition: adj. Extremely small; incalculably or immeasurably small.
Root: FIN
Synonym: Microscopic
Antonym: Huge

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Novel

Definition: adj. New and different.
Root: NOV
Synonym: Original
Antonym: Stale

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Novice

Definition: n. An inexperienced person; amateur.
Root: NOV
Synonym: Beginner
Antonym: Expert

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Innovative

Definition: adj. Showing creativity and originality.
Root: NOV
Synonym: Inventive
Antonym: Conservative

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Primal

Definition: adj. Original; dating from the beginning of existence.
Root: PRIM
Synonym: Primitive
Antonym: Modern

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Primeval

Definition: adj. Extremely ancient; of earliest time.
Root: PRIM
Synonym: Primordial

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Primacy

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