arresting

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ar·rest·ing

adjective \ə-ˈres-tiŋ\

Definition of ARRESTING

:  catching the attention :  striking, impressive <an arresting image>
ar·rest·ing·ly \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of ARRESTING

  1. <an arresting film about tribal traditions in Africa>
  2. <at seven feet tall, he's an arresting figure in any crowd>

First Known Use of ARRESTING

1792

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