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Ultima

Latin: ultimus "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: finis "end, border, limit"
Infinite, definitive, infinitesimal

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Infinite

Adj. without beginning or end
Root: fin

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Definite

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: novus "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: primus "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 earliest time
Root: prim
Syn: primordial

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Primacy

N. condition of being first in time or importance
Root: prim