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penultimate

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Adjective, Noun
 : 
pe=nul=ti=mate

CIDE DICTIONARY

penultimatea. 
     Last but one; as, the penultimate syllable, the last syllable but one of a word.  [1913 Webster]
penultimaten. 
     The penult.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

penultimate, adj. & n.
--adj. last but one.
--n.
1 the last but one.
2 the last syllable but one.

Etymology
L paenultimus f. paene almost + ultimus last, after ultimate

ROGET THESAURUS

penultimate

End

N end, close, termination, desinence, conclusion, finis, finale, period, term, terminus, endpoint, last, omega, extreme, extremity, gable end, butt end, fag-end, tip, nib, point, tail, verge, tag, peroration, bonne bouche, bottom dollar, tail end, rear guard, consummation, denouement, finish, fate, doom, doomsday, crack of doom, day of Judgment, dies irae, fall of the curtain, goal, destination, limit, determination, expiration, expiry, extinction, extermination, death, end of all things, finality, eschatology, break up, commencement de la fin, last stage, turning point, coup de grace, deathblow, knock-out-blow, sockdolager, ending, final, terminal, definitive, crowning, last, ultimate, hindermost, rear, caudal, vergent, conterminate, conterminous, conterminable, ended, at an end, settled, decided, over, played out, set at rest, conclusive, penultimate, last but one, last but two, unbegun, uncommenced, fresh, finally, in fine, at the last, once for all, as high as Heaven and as deep as hell, deficit omne quod nascitur, en toute chose il faut considerer la fin, finem respice, ultimus Romanorum.


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