arresting

英 [əˈres.tɪŋ]      美 [əˈres.tɪŋ]
  • adj. 醒目的,有趣的;引人注意的
  • v. 逮捕(arrest的ing形式)
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arresting 吸引人的

arrest,逮捕,-ing,形容词后缀。引申比喻义吸引人的。

arresting (n.)
early 15c., "action of stopping" someone or something, verbal noun from arrest (v.).
arresting (adj.)
"striking, that captures the imagination," 1792, present participle adjective from arrest (v.).
1. The most arresting feature is the painted wall decoration.
最醒目的特点是绘有图画的墙面装饰。
2. By arresting the organisation's two top leaders the government and the army have now raised the stakes.
逮捕了该组织的两名主要头目后,政府和军队现在面临的风险更大了。
3. The tone of his voice is so arresting that everyone listened attentively.
他的语调十分引人注意,大家都聚精会神地听着。
4. When the houses were finished, they were effective and arresting.
房屋建造完成后显得精巧而壮观.
5. There was evidently some object which was arresting the passengers and forming them into a knot.
显然有什么东西吸引住了过路的人,使他们在那里围成了一团.