Definition of Arresting

1. Adjective. Commanding attention. "A stunning performance"

Exact synonyms: Sensational, Stunning
Similar to: Impressive



Definition of Arresting

1. a. Striking; attracting attention; impressive.

Definition of Arresting

1. Verb. (present participle of arrest) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arresting

1. arrest [v] - See also: arrest

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arresting

arrest warrants
arrestable
arrestant
arrestants
arrested
arrested decay
arrested dental caries
arrested development
arrested tuberculosis
arrestee
arrestees
arrester
arrester hook
arresters
arrestin
arresting (current term)
arrestingly
arrestins
arrestive
arrestment
arrestments
arrestor
arrestors
arrests
arret
arrets
arrhaphia
arrhenic
arrhenic medication
arrhenius equation

Literary usage of Arresting

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"New Method of arresting Venous Hemorrhage after Amputation. ... 18C3) an ingenious plan for arresting the venous hemorrhage in these cases. ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by John Leycester Adolphus, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1842)
"We think, there- against fore, that there is no ground for arresting the judgment. Rule absolute for rescinding the order. ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1897)
"I RISLEY : arresting the Progress of Myopia. TABLE OF CASES.— CONTINUED. A CLINICAL STUDY —THE RESULT OF TREATMENT AND OPTICAL CORRECTIONS IN arresting THE ..."

4. The Law of Arrest in Civil and Criminal Actions by Harvey Cortlandt Voorhees (1915)
"An officer effects an arrest of a person whom he has authority to arrest, by laying his hand on him for the purpose of arresting him, though he may not ..."

5. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1857)
"Mr. DJ Murphy of Cork, Ireland, publishes the following plan for arresting and extinguishing fires. "It is amply saturating the water discharged from fire ..."

6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1857)
"MEANS OP arresting FIRES. Mr. DJ Murphy of Cork, Ireland, publishes the following plan for arresting and extinguishing fires. "It is simply saturating the ..."

7. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1857)
"METHODS OF arresting HEMORRHAGE AND OF LETTING BLOOD. ... For the purpose also of arresting haemorrhage, ashes of burnt frogs are applied topically, ..."

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