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Related to pedestaled: Pedestrial


1. An architectural support or base, as for a column or statue.
2. A support or foundation.
3. A position of high regard or adoration.
tr.v. ped·es·taled, ped·es·tal·ing, ped·es·tals or ped·es·talled or ped·es·tal·ling
To place on or provide with a pedestal.

[Obsolete French, from Italian piedistallo : piè, foot (from Latin pēs; see pedi-) + di, of (from Latin ; see de-) + stallo, stall (of Germanic origin; see stel- in Indo-European roots).]
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