arresting arresting  /ə ˈrɛ stɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) commanding attention

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But arresting Mousavi, Khomeini's political scion, would be akin to arresting Thomas Jefferson.
  2. And arresting 75 or 200 is nothing.
  3. Still, the story is evoked with arresting detail.

News

  1. 9 arrested in meth raid

    Police converged on a rural Noble County home Friday morning, arresting nine people in a search for drugs, guns, cash and surveillance equipment.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  2. Police: Man tells officer he has nude pics of teen on phone

    A man that told a police officer arresting him that he would be in a lot more trouble if police saw what was on his phone got in more trouble when police saw what was on his phone.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX 25 Boston

  3. Police arrest 2 suspects for alleged car burglaries

    Des Moines police say they have broken up a car break-in ring, arresting two people believed to be responsible for burglarizing dozens of vehicles around the metro area.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

Quotes

  1. The Cambridge police "acted stupidly in arresting someone when there was already proof that they were in their own home," Obama said, which became the front page headline on today's Boston Globe.
    on Jul 23, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Atlantic Online

  2. "Under your leadership, the Fed has taken extraordinary actions to right the economy," said Dodd. "These efforts played, in my view, a very significant role in arresting the financial crisis."
    on Dec 2, 2009 By: Chris Dodd Source: ABC News

  3. "There is coordination between us and the (US-led) Multinational Forces (that) started at the beginning of this year ...... to determine who should be arrested and the reasons behind arresting them," Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki told The...
    on Mar 4, 2007 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: International Herald Tribune

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