putting/placing (someone) on a pedestal


present participle of put/place (someone) on a pedestal
as in elevating
to treat or regard (someone) as extraordinarily good, successful, important, etc. When you're in love, there's a tendency to put your crush on a pedestal.

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Thesaurus Entries Near putting/placing (someone) on a pedestal

putting paid to

putting/placing (someone) on a pedestal

putting the kibosh on

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“Putting/placing (someone) on a pedestal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/putting%2Fplacing%20%28someone%29%20on%20a%20pedestal. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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