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dregs

dregs

 
 
pronunciation:
dregz
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part of speech: plural noun
definition 1: a solid or murky residue that sinks to the bottom of some beverages, such as wine and coffee.
synonyms:
lees, settlings
similar words:
grounds, precipitate, residue, sediment
definition 2: that part of anything that is left over or that has the least value or use.
He knew he couldn't bat or catch, but he hated to be one of the dregs, one of those remaining kids that no one wanted on their team.
antonyms:
elite, pride
similar words:
chaff, dross, remnant, residue
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