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ULTIMA

Latin. last

2

ULTIMATE

“adj. Surpassing all others; definitive”
Root: ultima

3

PENULTIMATE

“adj. Just before the final; next to last”
Root: ultima

4

ULTIMATUM

“n. A demand or threat that is final”
Root: Ultima

5

FIN

Latin. end, border, limit

6

INFINITE

adj. Without beginning beginning or end
Root:fin

7

DEFINITIVE

“adj. Defining for all others; standard”
Root: fin
syn: absolute
ant: uncertain

8

INFINITESIMAL

“adj. Extremely small; incalculably or immeasurably small”
Root: fin
syn: microscopic
ant: huge

9

NOV

Latin. new

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NOVEL

“adj. New and different”
Root: nov
syn: original
ant: stale

11

NOVICE

“n. An inexperienced person; amateur”
Root: nov
syn: beginner
ant: expert

12

INNOVATIVE

“adj. Showing creativity and originality”
Root: nov
syn: inventive
ant: conservative

13

PRIM

Latin. first

14

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