What does it mean to be on a pedestal?
: to think of someone as a perfect person with no faults : to admire someone greatly Her boyfriend placed her on a pedestal. He wanted a career as an actor, but he didn’t want to be put on a pedestal.
How do you spell Petistle?
- a support or foundation.
- a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority)
- an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
What is the base word for pedestal?
1560s, “base supporting a column, statue, etc.; that which serves as a foot or support,” from French piédestal (1540s), from Italian piedistallo “base of a pillar,” from pie “foot” (from Latin pes “foot;” from PIE root *ped- “foot”) + di “of” + Old Italian stallo “stall, place, seat,” from a Germanic source (see stall
How do I use pedestal in a sentence?
an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue). 1, He dismounted a statue from its pedestal. 2, Don’t try to put her on a pedestal, she’s as guilty as the rest of them! 3, Women are both put on a pedestal and treated like second-class citizens.
What is the use of pedestal in washer?
Washer and dryer pedestals are metal platforms or risers installed beneath front-load washers and dryers. They increase accessibility by reducing the amount of bending required to load and unload laundry. Many also have convenient drawers to provide extra storage.
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