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The Swinburne collocation of delicate bosom and death is both arrestive and interesting.
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
The accumulation of carbonic acid in the breathed air would also have a similar arrestive power over destructive assimilation.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Similarly he could disguise his voice, the natural tones of which were low, monotonous, and of no arrestive quality.
THE GREY ROOMEDEN PHILLPOTTS
They were of a flamboyant Italian period, and more arrestive than distinguished.
THE GREY ROOMEDEN PHILLPOTTS
His attitude was arrestive as an obelisk and uncircuitable as a labyrinth.
EDENEDGAR SALTUS
But his eyes—those peering light-blue eyes—they were the most arrestive of any of his peculiarities.
THE GREAT KEINPLATZ EXPERIMENT AND OTHER TALES OF TWILIGHT AND THE UNSEENSIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ARRESTIVE

  • arresting
  • arrestive
  • conspicuous
  • famous
  • impressive
  • intrusive
  • jutting
  • marked
  • moving
  • notable
  • obtrusive
  • obvious
  • outstanding
  • pertinent
  • projecting
  • prominent
  • pronounced
  • protruding
  • remarkable
  • signal
  • significant
  • striking
  • weighty
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