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Definition of Arresting

Arresting

  1. of Arrest
  2. Striking; attracting attention; impressive.

Arresting Quotations

Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Stephen Leacock

One thing I learned working at magazines was that if you couldn't get people to look at a page or a cover, then you were fired. It was all about how you create arresting works, and by arresting I mean stop people, even for a nano-second.
Barbara Kruger

A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.
Thornton Wilder

Singling out political opponents for working against the ruling party is precisely the tactic of every tyrannical government from Red China to Venezuela. The first step in the process is creating unfounded public suspicion of political opponents, followed by arresting and jailing any who continue speaking against the regime.
John Carter

Professional reviewers read so many bad books in the course of duty that they get an unhealthy craving for arresting phrases.
Evelyn Waugh
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Arresting Translations

arresting in German is verhaftend, arretierend, festnehmend
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