Many people use “penultimate” to mean “more than ultimate,” but the word actually has a very narrow (and different) definition. Here’s what Merriam-Webster says:
So in a list, “penultimate” would refer to the next-to-last item. 110 more words
This post was inspired by a news story where the writer got wraith confused with wrath.
I think the writer meant to write wrath (meaning anger or fury) – not wraith. 203 more words