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Synonyms for pedestal
ˈpɛd ə stlpedestal

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  1. base, pedestal, standnoun

    a support or foundation

    "the base of the lamp"

    Synonyms:
    standstill, al-Qaeda, sales booth, groundwork, al-Qaida, rack, point of view, theme, basis, fundament, standpoint, nucleotide, foundation, viewpoint, radical, root, floor, footstall, substructure, foot, understructure, alkali, cornerstone, base, stall, outdoor stage, bandstand, home, stem, base of operations, radix, root word, stand, tie-up, infrastructure, plinth, al-Qa'ida, bag

  2. pedestalnoun

    a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority)

    "they put him on a pedestal"

    Synonyms:
    base, stand, plinth, footstall

  3. pedestal, plinth, footstallnoun

    an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)

    Synonyms:
    base, stand, plinth, footstall

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How to use pedestal in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Jay Gould:

    The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.

  2. Des Barres:

    He made you feel like you were the only woman alive. And he took me everywhere. I ’ll never forget that night at the Elvis concert — or the hours spent with Jimmy afterward on a huge bed up on a pedestal.

  3. Levar Stoney:

    Jefferson Davis was a racist traitor who fled our city as Jefferson Davis troops carried out orders to burn it to the ground, jefferson Davis never deserved to be up on that pedestal. July 1, we will begin the process the state requires to remove these monuments to the Old Richmond of a Lost Cause.

  4. Woody Allen:

    For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal

  5. Stanley Hazen:

    I normally don’t get up on a pedestal and sound the alarm, but this is something that I think we need to be looking at carefully.


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