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In the example you have given, maximum would be the right word: Use underflow to set the maximum possible value of the data type used. Maximally is usually found as an adverb that modifies an adjective, such as maximally efficient.
"Newbie" is extremely informal, whereas "novice" has a somewhat old-fashioned sound to it. "Beginner" might be a better choice than either of your candidates.
'evocative' (adj.)--tending or serving to evoke (to bring to mind or recollection). e.g., 'this place evokes memories of happier years.' Provocative' (adj.)--serving or tending to provoke, excite or stimulate. e.g., a very attractive woman wearing a black, backless dress with deep decolletage I would find extremely provocative. But It wouldn't stir up past ...
Since my excessively heavy dictionary (American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition) is already out, I might as well see what it has to say on the subject. evoke tr.v. evoked, evoking, evokes 1. To summon or call forth: actions that evoked our mistrust. 2. To call to mind by naming, citing, or suggesting: songs that evoke old memories. 3. To create anew, ...
You can provoke thoughts and actions, but you generally evoke only thoughts/memories.
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