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Synonyms for arresting
əˈrɛs tɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arresting, sensational, stunning(adj)

    commanding attention

    "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"

    Synonyms:
    sensational, stunning, sensory

    Antonyms:
    unimpressive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "arresting":

    arrest, detaining, arrested, detention, detain, detained, stopping, apprehending

How to pronounce arresting?

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Daniel
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Veena
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How to use arresting in a sentence?

  1. James Zimmerman:

    China is clearly being impulsive here, they're lashing out and they're not interested in building any political capital with The Canadians, this plays very well to those nationalists in China who argue that arresting the Huawei Technologies executive was pushing China too far.

  2. Manfred Weber:

    It’s unacceptable that the Russian leadership is trying to make short work of the burgeoning protests by arresting thousands of demonstrators, the EU foreign ministers are not allowed to dodge this once again and stop at general appeals.

  3. The NYPD:

    In regard to a video on social media that took place at 2 Ave 25 St, a woman taken into custody in an unmarked van was wanted for damaging police cameras during 5 separate criminal incidents in around City Hall Park. The arresting officers were assaulted with rocks bottles, when officers from the Warrant Squad took the woman into custody in a gray NYPD minivan this evening, they were assaulted with rocks and bottles. The Warrant Squad uses unmarked vehicles to effectively locate wanted suspects.

  4. James Madison:

    [In the case of] dangerous exercise of other powers, not granted by the said compact, the states, who are parties thereto, have the right, and are duty bound, to interpose for arresting the progress of the evil.

  5. Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy:

    I support the practice of arresting people who break the law.

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