transitive verb
un·​pedestal | \¦ən+\

Definition of unpedestal 

: to oust from a position of superiority

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First Known Use of unpedestal

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unpedestal

un- entry 2 + pedestal, noun

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