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Synonyms for pedestal
ˈpɛd ə stlpedestal

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Princeton's WordNet

  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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  1. Erik Kynard:

    The voices of the athletes were always there. It's just that when you're up on a pedestal, it's difficult to hear.

  2. Asmi Fathelbab:

    She oversaw an environment unsafe and abusive to women, women who put [Sarsour] on a pedestal for women’s rights and empowerment deserve to know how she really treats us.

  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. Anna Quindlen:

    A man who builds his own pedestal had better use strong cement.

  5. Stephen Jay Gould:

    Sigmund Freud often remarked that great revolutions in the history of science have but one common, and ironic, feature: they knock human arrogance off one pedestal after another of our previous conviction about our own self-importance.

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