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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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LaGarde, on her part, hoped that her talks with GCC financial officials would result in boosting IMF's efforts at creating stable financial and economic markets worldwide, including in some Arab countries that are beset with doddering economies.
There's no re-visiting this downstream, and I don't see it coming back into theatres at all unless 20 years from now they want to do something and I'm a doddering old guy that can't stop them," the Daily express quoted James as telling to the Total Film.
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The doddering onetime major studio didn't really know what to do with UA's classier traditions, and pretty much contented itself with exploiting the Bond franchise.
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