arrestingly
adverb see arresting

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • arrestingly — adverb In a way or to an extent that is arresting She was arrestingly beautiful. Syn: strikingly …   Wiktionary

  • arrestingly — arrest ► VERB 1) seize by legal authority and take into custody. 2) stop or check (progress or a process). 3) (arresting) attracting attention. ► NOUN 1) the action of arresting someone. 2) a sudden cessation of motion …   English terms dictionary

  • arrestingly — See arresting. * * * …   Universalium

  • arrestingly — adv. by attracting and maintaining the attention …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arrestingly — ar·rest·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • arrestingly — adverb : in an arresting manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • arrestingly adv — You have the right to remain silent, said Tom arrestingly …   English expressions

  • arresting — arrestingly, adv. /euh res ting/, adj. 1. attracting or capable of attracting attention or interest; striking: an arresting smile. 2. making or having made an arrest: the arresting officer. [ARREST + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • arrest v — arrestingly adv …   English expressions

  • arresting — adjective Date: 1792 catching the attention ; striking, impressive < an arresting image > • arrestingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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