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dodder:

see morning glorymorning glory,
common name for members of the Convolvulaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and small trees (many of them climbing forms) inhabiting warm regions, especially the tropics of America and Asia. The family is characterized by milky sap.
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dodder

any rootless parasitic plant of the convolvulaceous genus Cuscuta, lacking chlorophyll and having slender twining stems with suckers for drawing nourishment from the host plant, scalelike leaves, and whitish flowers
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We need a few less of us old dodderers and a few more young bloods in the dressing room.
That would mean these dodderers have a job for life.
While a few other devil-may-care dodderers battle to the death.
It's not his scene because when he leaves Downing Street he plans to be doing something far more beneficial to his bank account than sharing a bench with a shower of arthritic dodderers.
But even more kudos to Anders Borg (rightthe visionary Norwegian who brought the Liverpool International to a public park in the city, introduced some of the sport's legendary performers to a virgin audience, and even won over - eventually - the reactionary old dodderers of the LTA
But even those confused dodderers at the SFA who wouldn't know a sick patient if he was lying in front of them must realise the time has come for change.
Must we be embarrassed by the Royal bodyguard, the Royal Company of Archers, a bunch of bespectacled dodderers who would be hard put to stagger up the Royal Mile?
An organisation ridiculed for being hapless, hopeless and, at times, a haven for ditherers, dodderers and men of inaction.
His dynamism was disproportionate to the drones and dodderers he led.