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arresting

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adjective ar·rest·ing \ə-ˈres-tiŋ\

Definition of arresting

  1. :  catching the attention :  striking, impressive <an arresting image>

ar·rest·ing·lyplay \-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>



1792

First Known Use of arresting

1792



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