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Sample sentences for the GRE study word pedestal

pedestal can be used as a noun

1.He resolved not to be pilloried beside her on her pedestal of shame. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
2.As I approached the pedestal of the sphinx I found the bronze valves were open. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
3.I want to place her on a pedestal of gold and to see the world worship the woman who is mine. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
4.strictly constitutes the pedestal of the horse. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
5.Hester Prynne, meanwhile, kept her place upon the pedestal of shame, with glazed eyes, and an air of weary indifference. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6.'Then, again, about the Time Machine something, I knew not what, had taken it into the hollow pedestal of the White Sphinx. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
7.That gives you the exact distance from my little lawn to the pedestal of the White Sphinx, into which the Morlocks had carried my machine. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
8.Then my eye travelled along to the figure of the White Sphinx upon the pedestal of bronze, growing distinct as the light of the rising moon grew brighter. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
9."Hester," said he, "I ask not wherefore, nor how thou hast fallen into the pit, or say, rather, thou hast ascended to the pedestal of infamy on which I found thee. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
10.And for squaring and carving the moulding of the pedestals a. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
11.And for the squares of marble placed between the pedestals which ar. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
12.XCVIII, no less than one of the pedestals for the statue of Francesco Sforza Pl. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
13.The walls between the columns seem to be formed out of blocks of wood, the pedestals are ornamented with a reticulated pattern. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci

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