arrestive

[ uh-res-tiv ]
/ əˈrɛs tɪv /

adjective

tending to arrest or take hold of the attention, interest, etc.

Nearby words

  1. arrested,
  2. arrestee,
  3. arrester,
  4. arresting,
  5. arresting gear,
  6. arrestment,
  7. arretine,
  8. arretine ware,
  9. arretium,
  10. arrgt.

Origin of arrestive

First recorded in 1825–35; arrest + -ive

Related formsun·ar·res·tive, adjective

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