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Definition of "arresting" []

  • Attracting and holding the attention; striking. See Synonyms at noticeable. (adjective)
  • Attracting attention; striking (adjective)

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Use "arresting" in a sentence
  • "John D: The UK is wrong in arresting this objectionable idiot."
  • "The UK is wrong in arresting this objectionable idiot."
  • "In a prime time news conference last month, Obama said "the Cambridge police acted stupidly in arresting somebody when there was already proof that they were in their own home.""