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ultimate

(ŭl′tĭm-ĭt) [L. ultimus, last]
Final or last.
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We thus expect a difference between tri- and quadrisyllabic words especially for word types of which the trisyllabic words tend to have initial, antepenultimate, stress.
4G) with ultimate and penultimate segment combined longer than antepenultimate segment; antepenultimate with slender spine at ventrolateral distal
Also, the suggestion in the antepenultimate paragraph of the document in question, about Cristoforo da Tolentino's being able to be lured from Florence and from Francesco Sforza, since he is paid on a day-to-day basis, may have been acted on.
Adpressed leg places heel at posterior margin of eye; tibia length about one half that of snoutvent; inner metatarsal tubercle elliptical, about equal in area to disc of first toe; outer metatarsal tubercle inconspicuous, smaller than the rounded to subconical subarticular tubercles of toes; toe discs elliptical to nearly circular, slightly smaller than discs on outer three fingers; a basal web between first and second toes, extending as a fringe along inner margin of second toe; webbing between other toes variable from near distal end of antepenultimate phalanx of digit four to distal end of penultimate phalanx of digit five.
Those two are certainly the favourites and their clashes in the antepenultimate and final rounds of games appear set to be potential deciders.
Ward has three concluding chapters; the most interesting is the argument of the antepenultimate, saying that the Lewis-Anscombe debate perhaps led Lewis to restate the thesis of Miracles as a children's fantasy.
Appearing to sit harmlessly at the end of words, quite silent, its presence frequently controls the pronunciation of the antepenultimate letter, a vowel, converting it from a short vowel to a long vowel.
Antepenultimate females (n = 227) were also collected and maintained as previously described through their penultimate and adult instars.
and so would be liable to antepenultimate shortening.
the infinitive, first and third person singular preterit forms, all future forms except for first person plural) or on the antepenultimate syllable (e.
section]) D, derived allele primer; A, ancestral allele primer; C, common primer; primer tails and antepenultimate mismatch bases are in lower case.