Definition of arresting:
eye-catching, outstanding, impressive, remarkable, salient, pointed, conspicuous, observable, sticking out like a sore thumb, sensational, marked, prominent, signal, bold, pronounced, striking, stunning, sensory, noticeable.
- "Jim Davis", John Masefield.
They are beaten at will by arresting officers, frequently shot and many killed if attempt is made to escape by running away from the officer, and for any such shooting, officers are seldom put to the inconvenience of trial, even if the victim die.- "Negro Migration during the War", Emmett J. Scott.
There could not fail to be fire- gods many, and a study of their respective characters, especially in the earlier stages of their development, often furnishes a key to the intuitional workings of the primitive mind as prompted by the always arresting, and often terrorising phenomena of fire and flame.- "Nature Mysticism", J. Edward Mercer.