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arrestive

[ uh-res-tiv ]
/ əˈrɛs tɪv /
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adjective
tending to arrest or take hold of the attention, interest, etc.
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Origin of arrestive

First recorded in 1825–35; arrest + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM arrestive

un·ar·res·tive, adjective
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