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It was an arresting discovery that reinforced many people’s assumptions.Urban myths about economics have taken root — and the cost is high|Robert D. Atkinson|October 18, 2021|Washington Post
Perhaps the most arresting object is an awl, ground from a long piece of iron wire.Centuries-old tools reveal how the Chikasha people fought off conquistadors|Sara Chodosh|July 12, 2021|Popular-Science
Ayorinde gives the season’s most arresting performance, and she is as convincing as ever here.The Controversy Around Amazon's Them Underscores the Trouble With Realistic Violence in Genre TV|Judy Berman|April 13, 2021|Time
It was an arresting view, and the perfect backdrop for a summit selfie.
The arresting officer identified him a “black” on the paperwork.
Brown himself spent years arresting sex workers when, as Forman relays, “what [he] really wanted to do [was] help them.”To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show|Samantha Allen|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Federal officials spent Wednesday arresting members of the Boyle Heights-based street gang which has strong ties to La Eme.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs|Seth Ferranti|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Bees Laline Paull (Ecco) This arresting debut novel is a daring dystopian story set in a beehive.The Best Fiction of 2014: Ford, Ferrante, Klay, and More|William O’Connor|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even good, arresting visual art is transformed by its context.Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary Art|Jay Michaelson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now Diard, far from arresting the spot of oil on his garments left by his antecedents, did his best to spread it.Juana|Honore de Balzac
Did not a famous theologian recognize the absurdity of admitting the existence of a God and arresting His course?Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
If she dies, I have the means of arresting Selim before he can escape.Paul Patoff|F. Marion Crawford
It is her extraordinary charm and her arresting personality.
"You love poetry," said he once, pausing, and arresting my fascinated glance.Ernest Linwood|Caroline Lee Hentz