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1

Ultimate

adj. Surpassing all others; definitive.
Root: Ultima
Syn: greatest
Ant: peasant

2

Penultimate

adj. Just before the final; next to last.
Root: Ultima
Syn: Almost last
Ant: second

3

Ultimatum

n A demand or threat that is final.
Root: Ultima
Syn: Contract
Ant: Choice

4

Infinite

adj. Without beginning or end.
Root: Fin
Syn: alpha
Ant: omega

5

Definitive

adj. Defining for all others; standard.
Root: Fin
Syn: absolute
Ant: uncertain

6

Infinitesimal

adj. Extremely small; incalculably or immeasurably small.
Root: Fin
Syn: microscopic
Ant: huge

7

Novel

adj. New and different.
Root: Nov
Syn: original
Ant: stale

8

Novice

n. An inexperienced person; amateur.
Root: Nov
Syn: beginner
Ant: expert

9

Innovative

adj. Showing creativity or originality.
Root: Nov
Syn: inventive
Ant: conservative

10

Primal

adj. Original; dating from the beginning of existence.
Root: Prim
Syn: primitive
Ant: modern

11

Primeval

adj. Extremely ancient; of earliest time.
Root: Prim
Syn: primordial
Ant:new

12

Primacy

n. Condition of being first in time or importance.
Root: Prim
Syn: alpha
Ant: unimportant

13

Prim

Latin: first.

14

Nov

Latin: New

15

Fin

Latin: end, border, limit.

16

Ultima

Latin: last