Example sentences for: pedestal

How can you use “pedestal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The article's author, Smithsonian curator Paul Forman, accused Gross and Levitt of trying to place "science back on its pre-postmodern pedestal."

  • By the way, if you think of it next year, don't let the kids remove the front legs of the pedestal sink in the east bathroom and fill them with Q-Tips--children are so imaginative these days!

  • Sculpted into its pedestal is, inter alia , the figure of a woman holding a torch.

  • The liberal Guardian of London had a cartoon on its editorial page showing Monica Lewinsky dragging Clinton by his penis off his presidential pedestal into a throng of hysterical, knife-waving enemies.

  • Posed groups of commissars, meanwhile, display collective warmth in the way that department-store mannequins do when they are grouped on the same pedestal.


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