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ar·rest·ing

 (ə-rĕs′tĭng)
adj.
Attracting and holding the attention; striking: an arresting musical composition.

ar·rest′ing·ly adv.

arresting

(əˈrɛstɪŋ)
adj
attracting attention; striking
arˈrestingly adv

ar•rest•ing

(əˈrɛs tɪŋ)

adj.
1. attracting or capable of attracting attention or interest; striking.
2. making or having made an arrest: the arresting officer.
[1840–50]
ar•rest′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.arresting - commanding attentionarresting - commanding attention; "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"

arresting

arresting

adjective
Readily attracting notice:
Idiom: sticking out like a sore thumb.
Translations

arresting

[əˈrestɪŋ] ADJllamativo, que llama la atención

arresting

[əˈrɛstɪŋ] adj (= striking) [beauty] → saisissant(e); [charm, candour] → désarmant(e)

arresting

adj
(= striking)atemberaubend; featuresmarkant
the arresting officerder festnehmende Beamte

arresting

[əˈrɛstɪŋ] adj (fig) → che colpisce
References in classic literature ?
Ample corroboration of this statement may be obtained by arresting the above-mentioned Edmond Dantes, who either carries the letter for Paris about with him, or has it at his father's abode.
In developing its Fourth Amendment doctrine, the Supreme Court takes for granted that the government has a strong interest in arresting those suspected of crimes, and it weighs this interest heavily in evaluating arrests.
In 1981, the Worcester Police logbook recorded all arrests with the date, the time, the address, the name, the charge, and the arresting officer.
This month also saw a continuation of the IOF campaign of arresting political operatives, including the kidnapping of 3 elected officials, Ahmed Attoun, Hatem Qafisha, and Mohammed al-Tal.
In 2010, when the NYPD made over 50,000 of these low-level marijuana arrests, New York City likely spent upwards of $100 million dollars arresting mainly young people, overwhelmingly blacks and Latinos, simply for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
Federal officials fanned out across Southern California over the past week in one of the biggest sweeps of its kind, arresting 761 illegal immigrants ranging from murder suspects to visa violators.
Instead of arresting them, though, he threatened them once more and told them never to go to the bookstore or the mall again.
The first question is, simply, "Why are presumably stable patients admitted to our medical floors arresting in the first place?
The Court addressed the constitutionality of arresting several companions when information suggests at least one may be involved in criminal activity.
A defendant arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana brought a [section] 1983 action against the arresting officers, alleging false arrest and malicious prosecution.
Aside from the recognizances which bind prostitutes' clients for attacking their arresting officers (to be discussed in more detail shortly), there are remarkably few recognizances against heterosexual men which combine charges of lewdness with non-sexual offences.
The police have been accused of being heavy-handed while arresting suspected criminals.