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All the good stuff—the Oscar bait—comes out in November or December; the dregs are reserved for January and February.‘A Field in England’ Is a Psychedelic Cinematic Trip|Andrew Romano|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are not interested in the dregs from my stash of clothes.The Pointlessness of Some Disaster Charity After the Indian Floods|Dilip D’Souza|June 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Having drunk the Clinton Global Initiative to the dregs, a hopey-changey hangover ensues.Is It Over? A 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Postmortem|Matthew DeLuca|September 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The fish dies and is brought back to life—along with grandpa—with the dregs of a bag of chips.
The royal family, imprisoned in the Tuileries, were each day drinking of the cup of humiliation to its lowest dregs.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Did this little man really know as much as he pretended, or was he merely fumbling around in the dregs of a forgotten past?We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse
They come into power flushed with success, and are themselves the very dregs of radicalism.The Flag Replaced on Sumter|William A. Spicer
My kinsman did not observe the loss, but, once more throwing back his head, drained the remainder to the dregs.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
This same bitter cup is filled for your own lips, and you must drink it to the dregs.Heart|Martin Farquhar Tupper