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Shall we pray for a second Joshua, arresting the sun, pending deliberation?

I put a finger to my lips, and gave her a look by which I succeeded in arresting her.

Right in front of our eyes he was arresting Alex and signing our death warrants.

I told you Naarboveck was out of reach as far as arresting him goes.

“Wait,” said the Doctor, more gravely, arresting the movement with his index finger.

The arresting officer mounts to the witness-stand and confronts him.

Nothing at once so charming and so arresting has been published for days.

He was arresting her, and Erik would come home and not find her.

"I am not arresting you," he said, ignoring the protestations of the other.

The man who presently appeared in the doorway was an arresting figure.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "action of stopping" someone or something, verbal noun from arrest (v.).

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