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
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The origins of other hallowed trees — all visually arresting — are murkier.
Silent Cal sweating in a tuxedo atop a mechanical horse may prove to be among history’s most arresting images of a presidency in trouble.
One, Dae’Quandrea Nelson, 19, was on trial in Bluffton for fighting at his high school when the arresting officer showed a video of the fight.
The Italian scholar Francesco Germinario has recently written a book with an arresting title: Un mondo senza storia?
Graybeal said Edmisten threatened his arresting officer and lunged toward investigators trying to question him.
Only the arresting officers are held up in court, filling out reports.
Investigators will look at why the arresting officer did not have a body camera activated, McMahill said.
One, the more arresting—and frequently so painful that a reader has to pause for breath—is the account of her own kin, in which her grandfather, maternal uncle and mother are the main characters.
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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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