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ultima (root)

Latin; "last"
Words: ultimate, penultimate, ultimatum

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ultimate

adj. Surpassing all others; definitive (ultima)

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penultimate

adj. Just before the final; next to last (ultima)

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ultimatum

n. A demand or threat that is final (ultima)

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fin (root)

Latin; "end, border, limit"
Words: infinite, definitive, infinitesimal

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infinite

adj. Without beginning or end (fin)

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definitive

adj. Defining for all others; standard (fin)
Synonym: absolute
Antonym: uncertain

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infinitesimal

adj. Extremely small; incalculably or immeasurably small (fin)
Synonym: microscopic
Antonym: huge

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nom (root)

Latin; "new"
Words: novel, novice, innovative

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novel

adj. New and different (nov)
Synonym: original
Antonym: stale

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novice

n. An inexperienced person; amateur (nov)
Synonym: beginner
Antonym: expert

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innovative

adj. Showing creativity and originality (nov)
Synonym: inventive
Antonym: conservative

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prim (root)

Latin; "first"
Words: primal, primeval, primacy

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primal

adj. Original; dating from the beginning of existence (prim)
Synonym: primitive
Antonym: modern

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primeval

adj. Extremely ancient; of earliest time (prim)
Synonym: primordial

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primacy

n. Condition of being first in time or importance (prim)