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Meaning of ARRESTING

Pronunciation:  u'resting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  commanding attention; "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"
 

ARRESTING is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: impressive, sensational, stunning
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar*rest"ing\ ([a^]r*r[e^]st"[i^]ng), a.
Striking; attracting attention; impressive.

      This most solemn and arresting occurrence. --J. H.
                                               Newman.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affective, appealing, apprehension, arrestation, arrestment, attractive, conspicuous, dazzling, detention, electrifying, enchanting, extraordinary, fascinating, impressive, marked, moving, nab, outstanding, pickup, pinch, pointed, prominent, remarkable, salient, shocking, signal, striking, stunning, surprising, touching
 

 

 

 

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