Definition of Arrestive

1. a. Tending to arrest.



Definition of Arrestive

1. Adjective. Tending to arrest. ¹

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Definition of Arrestive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arrestive

arrestants
arrested
arrested decay
arrested dental caries
arrested development
arrested tuberculosis
arrestee
arrestees
arrester
arrester hook
arresters
arrestin
arresting
arrestingly
arrestins
arrestive
arrestment
arrestments
arrestor
arrestors
arrests
arret
arrets
arrhaphia
arrhenic
arrhenic medication
arrhenius equation
arrhinia

Literary usage of Arrestive

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1. English Composition and Rhetoric by Alexander Bain (1890)
"A mild form of the shock of Epigram is seen in the use of the Arrestive conjunctions. 'We hate the sin, but pity the sinner.' 'The world will tolerate many ..."

2. The renewal of life by Thomas King Chambers (1865)
"... and not only of constructive, but of destructive and arrestive remedies—Effects in disease of healthy and unhealthy ..."

3. The Method of the Divine Government, Physical and Moral by James McCosh (1851)
"I. THE Arrestive AND INSTIGATIVE. The conception of possible or probable evil ... We owe to the arrestive feelings much of the caution which prevails among ..."

4. Introduction to Physiological Psychology by Theodor Ziehen (1892)
"Herbart now assumed that the total arrestive force is equal to the intensity of ... This arrestive force b is sustained by A and B in common, and, in fact, ..."

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