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Larkin "last"
Ultimate, penultimate, ultimatum

Ultima

1

Adj. surpassing all others; definitive
Root: ultima

Ultimate

2

Adj. just before the final; next to last
Root: ultima

Penultimate

3

N. a demand or threat that is final
Root: ultima

Ultimatum

4

Latin "end, border, limit"
Infinite, definitive, infinitesimal

Fin

5

Adj. Without beginning or end
Root: fin

Infinite

6

Adj. defining for all others; standard
Root: fin
Syn: absolute
Ant: uncertain

Definitive

7

Adj. extremely small; incalculably or or immeasurably small
Root: fin
Syn: microscopic
Ant: huge

Infinitesimal

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Latin "new"
Novel, novice, innovation

Nov

9

Adj. new and different
Root: nov
Syn: original
Ant: stale

Novel

10

N. an inexperienced person; amateur
Root: nov
Syn: beginner
Ant: expert

Novice

11

Adj. showing creativity and originality
Root: nov
Syn: inventive
Ant: conservative

Innovative

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Latin "first"
Primal, primeval, primacy

Prim

13

Adj. original; dating from the beginning of existence
Root: prim
Syn: primitive
Ant: modern

Primal

14

Adj. extremely ancient; of earliest time
Root: prim
Syn: primordial

Primeval

15

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

Primacy