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arrestive

[uh-res-tiv] /əˈrɛs tɪv/
adjective
1.
tending to arrest or take hold of the attention, interest, etc.
Origin of arrestive
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; arrest + -ive
Related forms
unarrestive, adjective
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