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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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Infinte

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 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