Examples of arresting in a Sentence
an arresting film about tribal traditions in Africa
at seven feet tall, he's an arresting figure in any crowd
Recent Examples of arresting from the Web
The arresting officer was treated at a hospital for unspecified injuries.
The arresting officer was treated at a hospital for unspecified injuries, local media reported.
According to the Post, local media also reported the arresting officer being treated at a hospital, although the injuries weren’t specified.
A more serviceable set by Don McBride, dominated by three pools carved in the flooring - one filled with sand, the other with water and the last with gravel - helps McEvoy create some of her most arresting work in the piece.
Inside, guests are rewarded with a counter brimming with croissants and pain au chocolat made by hand (there’s even a bit of chocolate in the dough to make this sweet even more arresting).
Here, Newton delivers one of the season’s most arresting bits of acting once again without the benefit of an actor’s usual bag of tricks.
Both of the arresting officers got out of the car and huddled by the precinct door.
What if Woods had refused all testing and refused to say a word to the arresting officers?
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First Known Use of arresting
Synonymsabsorbing, interesting, consuming, engaging, engrossing, enthralling, fascinating, gripping, immersing, intriguing, involving, riveting
Antonymsboring, drab, dry, dull, heavy, monotonous, tedious, uninteresting
Related Wordsbreathtaking, electric, electrifying, exciting, exhilarating, galvanizing, inspiring, rousing, stimulating, stirring, thrilling; provocative, tantalizing; emphatic, showy, splashy, striking; alluring, attractive, bewitching, captivating, charming, enchanting, spellbinding; hypnotizing, mesmerizing; curious, odd, unusual, weird; amazing, astonishing, astounding, eventful, eye-opening, fabulous, marvelous (or marvellous), surprising, wonderful, wondrous; amusing, entertaining
Near Antonymsoperose, tiresome, tiring, wearisome, wearying; sterile, unexciting; dreary, humdrum, pedantic, pedestrian; demoralizing, discouraging, disheartening, dispiriting
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