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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A base or support as for a column, statue, or vase.

Usage examples (32)
  • A pedestal is as much a prison as any small space.
  • They put him on a pedestal
  • What many of you do now with Obama placing him on a pedestal is suicide.
  • Blowing hot air from a personal pedestal is really, really accomplising very much indeed. for more
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