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Weekly Language Usage Tips: penultimate

A reader writes:

I am baffled by penultimate. Can you clarify?

I can surely give it a try. Ultimate actually has lots of meanings: furthest, conclusive, maximum, final, total, highest, etcetera—they all have something in common, that is, they are unsurpassed; they cannot be improved upon; they are the greatest. 268 more words


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Why did I do that
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