Đồng nghĩa của arresting

Alternative for arresting

arrests, arrested, arresting

Đồng nghĩa: apprehend, capture, catch, check, pinch, seize, stop,

Adjective

Attracting attention
striking dramatic noticeable conspicuous eye-catching impressive remarkable engaging stunning surprising extraordinary outstanding breathtaking dazzling imposing sensational spectacular amazing astonishing astounding awe-inspiring awesome notable staggering bodacious bold brilliant catchy commanding distinctive emphatic flamboyant grabby incredible kenspeckle marked noisy noteworthy phenomenal prominent pronounced rare showy splashy unusual amazeballs gee-whizz jaw-dropping salient uncommon attention-grabbing attractive observable pointed out of the ordinary obvious signal significant exceptional memorable evident distinguished unmistakable grand manifest unforgettable famous clear momentous monumental glorious noble plain important arrestive splendid great fantastic magnificent majestic superb distinct discernible special distinguishable out of this world marvellous beautiful stately visible powerful marvelous illustrious perceptible wonderful patent wondrous obtrusive luxurious recognizable palpable singular tremendous stupendous terrific strong bright glaring perceivable decided resplendent apparent detectable never to be forgotten massive renowned recognisable vivid sumptuous fine superior lavish towering august blatant open fabulous exciting opulent considerable grandiose prodigious clear-cut divine inescapable extravagant ostentatious preeminent magnific historic moving flashy proud unbelievable super startling gorgeous luminous formidable definite unreal unconcealed exquisite excellent sublime eminent regal royal epic big as life under one's nose mind-blowing baronial heroical indelible palatial stirring splendiferous Homeric prime swanky prestigious unique haunting celebrated consequential elevated appreciable miraculous star redoubtable loud garish astral seeable imperial primo visual major heavenly dignified seen ocular revealed uncanny discoverable thrilling macroscopic unhidden sensible heroic in view in sight easily seen out in the open not to be forgotten eye-popping not hidden to be seen viewable electrifying influential elegant princely lofty solemn jazzy fascinating inspiring kingly predominant main ominous essential vital critical crucial captivating dominant leading splendorous sightly weighty paramount relevant pre-eminent radiant superlative smashing ornate colourful charming first-class first-rate exalted noted wicked colorful famed notorious gaudy blinding peculiar pretentious undeniable flash dynamite gilt-edged broad cherished lasting bad swell telling transparent serious identifiable gallant groovy dandy cool glitzy lively meaningful treasured big tangible forcible portly enduring can't miss it unco transcendent effective pompous ritzy positive well known eventful rememberable remembered bizarre profound admirable screaming self-evident unheard-of zero cool especial ridiculous forceful flagrant venerable fantastical undisguised crazy insane statuesque surpassing plain to see confounding fixed in the mind writ large as plain as a pikestaff palatine queenly celestial intense written all over someone standing out a mile absorbing sticking out like a sore thumb colossal multicoloured multicolored persistent chief primary principal decisive conclusive high exhibitionistic glittery resounding substantial thick picturesque rich lurid storming drop-dead assured exhilarating intoxicating well marked thumping thundering lordly forestanding staple pivotal basic key out of the way compelling cogent penetrating esteemed interesting tense written all over one worthy to the fore in the foreground plush posh acclaimed intrusive projecting pertinent protruding central jutting focal glittering magnolious mind-boggling mind-bending spine-tingling suspenseful daring impassioned deep like wow far out hunky-dory delicious rousing touching affecting far-out out of sight dreamy unmitigated perfect utopian splendacious honoured respected topical measurable gripping riveting staring someone in the face as plain as the nose on your face anywhere to be seen on view in evidence on display legendary foremost reputable graphic climactic material urgent buzzworthy front-page far-reaching unfading timeless peerless honored perpetual everlasting immortal undying eternal solid shock-horror stem-winding high-octane heady imperishable enthralling supreme shining newsworthy sudden rip-roaring breath-taking hair-raising action-packed studied major league well-known big name highly regarded big-time nonpareil name talked of aristocratic standout indisputable incontestable incontrovertible world class of note of substance barefaced stamped on your memory red-letter pellucid ringing unambivalent overt perspicuous lucid open-and-shut luculent bright-line straightforward unambiguous bald nonambiguous discernable unequivocal apprehensible bald-faced beyond doubt beyond question stark gross in plain sight in full view open and shut sure plausible believable colorable sticking out a mile standing out like a sore thumb credible as clear as day ostensible staring one in the face seeming demonstrable crystal clear certain brash right under your nose vulgar particular tasteless overdone odd staid over-elaborate theatrical kitsch affected fancy strange curious lovely OTT superfly fancy-pants mega overblown overwhelming tinselly bling-bling dicty tawdry improbable fanciful weird snazzy overwrought meretricious classy tony swank tinsel dashing peacocky histrionic absurd dubious unwonted unrealistic uncustomary preposterous wild bewitching delightful enchanting entrancing something else exceeding unlikely extraordinaire unprecedented ludicrous whimsical atypical queer preternatural unaccustomed doubtful offbeat nonsensical implausible abnormal aberrated funny aberrant freak anomalous irrational out-of-the-way stellar fab unthinkable unimaginable inconceivable wacky foolish mad cockamamie unfamiliar zany comical oddball virtuoso skilful skillful masterful masterly mean heavy gnarly forby hare-brained unexpected over the top something to write home about one for the book neat off-the-wall far-fetched off the wall make-believe topping wizard ace capital scrumptious delectable keen off beaten path brill supercalifragilisticexpialidocious magic phat hot out-of-sight gangbusters jim-dandy brag bully down topflight prizewinning gone blue-chip bonzer tip-top peachy high-class brave bonnie champion top top-notch fantabulous top-hole bang-up bumper boffo radical ripping top-shelf cracking quality frontline prize righteous crackerjack classic sterling first-string immense four-star bonny A-OK corking hype slick spiffing blue-ribbon boss five-star gilt-edge choice top-of-the-line unsurpassed gangbuster banner dope nifty supernal eloquent peachy keen par excellence number one agitating most numero uno unconventional outlandish freakish eccentric irregular different quirky deviant unorthodox untypical freaky quaint rum unparalleled outré erratic off-centre unnatural unheard of bizarro screwy kinky mysterious kooky novel idiosyncratic way-out eye-opening extreme mystifying weirdo unaccountable whacky puzzling funky original kookie wacko shocking baffling perplexing queerish outrageous off-kilter spaced-out inexplicable cranky exotic left-field incongruous way out incomparable impossible out there uncharacteristic stupefying eerie unordinary spooky portentous jarring magical divergent indescribable unknown unequalled awful alien fishy isolated unpredictable daggy foreign unequaled questionable new matchless incomprehensible acute unrepresentative fresh unrivalled jolting flabbergasting creepy obscure monstrous unearthly bewildering unforeseen droll unrivaled beyond belief individual outre enormous surreal unutterable alternative grotesque supernatural scarce huge aberrational devious dumbfounding deviate unmatched vast blindsiding infrequent unconvincing unexampled large nonconformist unreasonable incredulous beyond compare unconceivable unanticipated uncompelling suspicious sizeable superhuman sizable inimitable dumfounding capricious consummate out of the common typical ample excessive characteristic flakey without equal flaky perverse unpredicted perverted transcendental incogitable extensive exorbitant inordinate distinguishing non-typical deviating illogical refreshing hard to swallow ultimate unexcelled off-key avant-garde groundbreaking nonstandard hefty substantive astronomical record nonconforming utmost identifying healthy paranormal one of a kind mythical ground-breaking without parallel cockeyed abundant second to none horrendous unknowable newfangled exclusive untried anomalistic individualistic supernormal out in left field ideal specific disquieting steep atypic unsettling romantic unconscionable unconforming laughable immoderate stiff heterodox sporadic voluminous intolerable landmark supermundane ghostly discriminating seldom unimagined unfathomable diagnostic symptomatic diagnostical whopping suspect generous handsome giant tidy severe respectable off-base arcane quizzical earth-shattering harebrained good off-color much madcap off the beaten track earthshaking heteroclite out of line unsubstantial distorted sui generis weird and wonderful one and only unintelligible from left field off-center scarcely credible few and far between in left field alarming incommunicable thin out of the question cock-and-bull undreamed of inane inconsistent unexplored little known unholy surprise tall mystical risible frightening God-awful unusually good differentiating rogue occult fatuous best glamorous metaphysical otherworldly disturbing chance informal enigmatic ungodly scary fluky uncommunicable barbarous proper undue inscrutable befuddling profuse labored laboured wayward glamourous illusory unceremonious warped twisted senseless cock-eyed ineffable too good to be true gigantic overmuch imaginary farcical bohemian unspeakable unsurpassable plethoric dilly signature frightful tectonic recherche dreadful untold headline mystic malformed overextravagant nutty contrary Bohemian personal overdue unnerving devilish hippy out of place specialised awkward unmerciful revolutionary boundless overweening baroque boho unthought of supranatural specialized pioneering impenetrable unhinged demented disparate titanic mammoth private hallucinatory hulking hypothetical insupposable numinous humongous large-scale mythological dissimilar few best ever above average major-league goodly out-of-this-world phony weak uplifting fateful better than expected highly unlikely occasional first-time thin on the ground phoney undreamed-of flimsy largish not in the least likely steady out of the blue awe-striking too much remote avant garde in a league of its own won't wash in a class of its own full of it without warning recondite difficult to believe beyond the realm of reason uninvestigated beyond the bounds of possibility very great very unique bigger than life very unusual odd strange finest confusing other inexpressible determining unbeaten offhand out-there unsocial seldom seen unworldly other-worldly maverick topmost loner providential pretend imitation concocted ersatz made-up staged discordant wandering representative innovative slang disconcerting perturbing chimeric imaginative romanesque esoteric straying digressive rambling without peer shady egregious nondescript asinine wonderworking defective transgressing disputable shaky equivocal dodgy dubitable debatable doubtable deviative rummy dotty unharmonious copious breaking new ground problematical problematic humorous arbitrary humbling reasonable upsetting whopping great what unhealthy unbalanced touched old-fashioned faultless flawless immaculate impeccable flustering devastating chimerical extra special eccentrical vagarious changeable teratoid fitful shock psycho mental disconsonant irrelevant inapropos incongruent incoherent unexplainable out of keeping only excentrical corrupt off-beat the utmost exemplary model prototypical quintessential disproportionate unannounced astronomic gargantuan unnormal heteromorphic off the rails errant larger than life very different altered imported variant ready sick legit enjoyable mind-altering beat ambitious visionary misleading artificial inapprehensible raving antisocial whacking lunatic intriguing bent psychic fortuitous unforeseeable unlike one-off irreplaceable fat titantic bugged out suppositious potty illusive barmy daft whacking great immeasurable undescribable the foreign-looking unrestrained disorderly surpassing belief random like nothing on earth insoluble unsolvable not prepared unblemished not on insupportable beyond possibility festive all your own psychedelic bountiful goofy silly impracticable mercurial what great streets ahead unparagoned heart-stopping godlike deranged not understandable beyond wildest dreams beyond your wildest dreams rad oversize decent loony infantile imbecilic crazy-ass pointless wackadoodle idiotic wackadoo funny peculiar maximum imcomprehensible reachy exaggerated happy maniacal stupid featherheaded external outside enticing extrinsic extraneous alluring peregrine beyond your ken ill imprudent dreamlike derisory foolhardy unworkable puerile quixotic balmy pure Herculean herculean fundamental unacceptable offensive undiscovered extremely implausible extremely unlikely extremely doubtful archetypal in a class by itself not normal nasty late horrid unseemly uncivilised atrocious uncivilized spesh hidden dark uttermost inexplainable abstruse beyond comprehension beyond understanding citable mentionable namable nameable red-carpet celebratory over-the-top not to be thought of beyond reason won't fly extremely difficult to believe reaching infeasible wildering omnipotent bionic irresponsible plentiful oversized bulky outsized outsize biggish maximal from abroad extramundane phantom non-rational hypernormal unsung disgraceful unremarked unregarded very good lamebrained scatterbrained heightened intemperate increased escalated jacked up limitless unrepeatable unrepeated of particular interest worthy of note gratifying bird-brained half-baked out of all reason inappropriate short-sighted ill-conceived beyond all reason spectral worthy of mention murder splash underlined stand-out high-profile nameless never before encountered little-known unrenowned golden beyond one's wildest dreams top drawer won't hold water full of holes open to doubt for the birds past belief discrete diacritic mythic milestone purpose-built without precedent once-in-a-lifetime one-of-a-kind separate highest greatest beyond human intensified fairy invisible unrevealed superordinary ghostlike secret uncomprehensible concealed ascendant fairy-tale preponderant cardinal impactful high-priority mighty keynote burning high-level pressing heavy-duty earnest resonant all-important worthy of attention carrying a lot of weight quantum ponderable potent climacteric grave triumphant fulfilling real worthwhile of moment epoch-making the end worth mentioning worth taking a look at all-time scanty subtile subtle sparse tenuous attenuate short light attenuated deficient semioccasional scattered rarefied unfrequent limited firm sturdy sound folkloric fictitious soaring cheering satisfying honorable pleasurable rewarding pleasing honourable epochal heart-warming deadly raging sovereign mortal excelling useful durable valuable heavyweight fictional imagined apocryphal traditional proverbial untenable superabundant infinite unlimited entire intellectual intuitive absolute inspirational accomplished primordial unequalable transcending whole unconfined intact innate abstract theoretical finished mother of all greatest possible strained uncredible familiar custom allegorical parabolic symbolic storied earth-shaking terrifying rings phony hard to believe hard to take sky-high sky-scraping multistorey mountainous big-deal horrifying customised personalised individualised enchanted storybook made up fabled of importance beyond grasp altitudinous Brobdingnagian not able to hold water spine-chilling of consequence of significance independent idiomatic subjective intimate customized patented individualized privy express personalized decipherable cock and bull ginormous petrifying airy spiring aerial unmatchable unmeasurable towery skyscraping chilling fearsome blood-curdling scaring appalling forbidding ghastly hairy dread sinister bloodcurdling intimidating dire terrible eldritch horrible direful nightmarish fearful hair-curling cliff-hanging causing excitement more than human

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Having significantly interesting qualities
fascinating gripping absorbing enthralling engrossing intriguing riveting interesting engaging involving immersing consuming compelling captivating exciting entrancing mesmerizing spellbinding enchanting bewitching alluring mesmerising unputdownable compulsive appealing beguiling hypnotic stimulating seductive thrilling transfixing mesmeric preoccupying charming irresistible provocative attractive enticing entertaining charismatic diverting amusing magnetic tantalizing magical tantalising monopolizing monopolising glamorous curious fetching delightful very interesting glamourous hypnotizing hypnotising thought-provoking overwhelming all-consuming colourful stirring addictive exhilarating dramatic intense enrapturing racy seducing action-packed provoking dazzling titillating winning colorful memorable inviting marvellous marvelous elfin luring tempting piquant prepossessing distracting transporting readable arousing puzzling forcible magic mysterious exotic ravishing delectable fantastic very exciting drawing pulling quixotic fantastical nostalgic adventurous chivalrous romantic devouring besetting lively sparkling spirited obsessive strong ardent powerful immoderate dominating outlandish strange bizarro deep-seated fervid exhausting profound raging burning witty salty spicy scintillating juicy striking impressive attention-grabbing affecting obsessing controlling exceptional noteworthy refreshing breathtaking intoxicating envigorating galvanising electrifying eye-opening pleasing remarkable vivid electric astonishing eventful inspiring splashy amazing fine showy out of the ordinary pleasurable rousing worthy of note vibrant wonderful unique fabulous invigorating wondrous emphatic galvanizing moving meaty newsworthy newsy portentous relatable trenchant topical unboring buzzworthy spectacular fresh lovely beautiful heavenly sublime mind-blowing pleasant dreamy winsome glorious incredible awesome miraculous prodigious stupendous idyllic fairy-tale awe-inspiring mind-boggling jaw-dropping eye-popping divine gorgeous pretty extraordinary staggering astounding sensational unbelievable stunning enjoyable heart-stopping awe-striking endearing enchanted taking magnificent dreamlike orphic superb brilliant rapturous desirable fairylike phenomenal clever relaxing tremendous theatrical splendorous surprising startling empyreal sensorial mind-bending out of this world picturesque sensual sirenic disarming sensuous totally absorbing siren bonny eye-catching Orphean likable come-hither likeable rare shocking amazeballs raunchy risqué charged salacious edgy some blinding heart-stirring theatric funny blissful special majestic far-out resplendent like a dream come true unimaginable fabled ethereal unheard-of far out enlightening enlivening fairytale-like dream-filled humorous cheering agreeable fun easy eloquent ingenious well-written gratifying rewarding smooth satisfying worthwhile congenial recreative droll nice chucklesome hilarious heady comical well written entranced charmed bewitched scream riot be a ball cheerful fun-filled gas gay restorative poignant side-splitting priceless worth reading easy to read conjuring exquisite fiendish splendid outstanding soporific somniferous excellent imposing too good to be true superior great somnolent fab royal super narcotic sleep-inducing opiate first-rate first-class sleep-producing slumbrous slumberous drowsy soothing sleepy sedative numbing stupefacient stupefactive somnific trance-inducing soporose anodyne anaesthetic lenitive anesthetic calmative

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Strikingly beautiful or attractive
gorgeous attractive beautiful lovely handsome stunning good-looking pretty ravishing fetching striking beguiling bewitching bonny captivating charismatic charming delightful enchanting engaging knockout prepossessing winning alluring appealing irresistible lush nice-looking seductive sexual sexy tantalising tantalizing arousing beauteous cute desirable hot luscious nubile sensual sensuous sultry taking comely exquisite fair fanciable fine foxy sightly smashing studly tasty aesthetic elegant esthetic fit good lovesome adorable beaut bonnie bootylicious goodly likely pulchritudinous seemly spunky beddable dreamy erotic flamboyant pleasing sublime easy on the eye well-favored drop-dead come-hither easy on the eyes on fleek as pretty as a picture come-to-bed sexually attractive glamorous drop-dead gorgeous well favoured out of this world eye-catching pleasant enticing entrancing tempting luring winsome dazzling nice sweet agreeable likable heavenly glamourous dishy likeable well-favoured hunky dainty radiant fabulous fascinating delicate graceful divine magnetic adorbs inviting mesmeric lovable bodacious darling delectable shapely scrumptious babelicious interesting wholesome sensational becoming intriguing buxom blooming photogenic enthralling provocative stylish beckoning paradisiacal paradisiac paradisal paradisaical paradisaic fine-looking elfin very beautiful a ten well favored fab devastating youthful young disarming personable cutesy dear siren sirenic young-looking trim dreamboat eyeful bijou clean-cut picture-perfect drawing attention teasing excellent exceptional wonderful marvelous satisfactory superb enjoyable positive great satisfying comforting splendid mild enviable acceptable flashy affable exhilarating worthy pleasurable euphoric favorable comfortable valuable precious sound presentable tasteful sunny amiable joyous clear super cunning resplendent A1 cheery rad reputable neat welcome prime dollish amusing glossy honourable splashy snazzy ace sterling admirable commendable zingy soothing rapturous blessed superior slick boss statuesque spanking intoxicating choice fun capital hospitable showy in order hunky-dory prettyish showstopping relief OK unspoilt not bad glad honorable picturesque scenic elating splendorous deluxe super-eminent grateful copasetic first-rate genial congenial passable delightsome shipshape first-class recreative supercalifragilisticexpialidocious gratifying select gnarly ecstatic telegenic dulcet super-excellent copacetic relishable blest recherche stupendous calming savory idyllic irie savoury marvellous favourable breathtaking artistic vivid colorful photographic pictographic symbolic decorative unsoiled colourful pictorial majestic quaint well-formed refined curvaceous opulent voluptuous fashionable grand classy well-proportioned symmetrical curvy full-bosomed full-figured Junoesque well-rounded suave angelic magnificent ideal pneumatic well-turned rounded sophisticated endearing cultivated Rubensesque dignified discerning enhancing polished distinguished luxurious cultured sumptuous gainly well formed busty urbane courtly dashing stately chic fancy plush smart swanky noble dapper rare well turned enamoring titillating absorbing debonair aesthetically pleasing well-dressed well-shaped well-built compelling fetcjomg ample ladylike gentlemanly ornamental flattering top goodlooking jaw-dropping jolly felicitous delicious palatable fantastic amazing incredible terrific ingratiating insinuating loveable toothsome slinky fleshly carnal physically attractive beautifying extremely attractive eligible aesthetically appealing a sight for sore eyes well-stacked seducing hypnotizing mesmerizing spellbinding magical willowy camera-friendly sheen virile exciting infatuating engrossing classic modish strong robust sharp impressive athletic spruce smooth in good taste good-natured mesmerising magnetizing hypnotising magnetising electrifying good looking decorous as nice as pie canny couthy cuddly bosomy stacked ornate ostentatious ornamented genteel affected well-chosen slight petite high-class schmick overdone august aristocratic stylized sweetheart easygoing aces sociable okay gregarious friendly white-hat well-designed well-bred a la mode slim curvesome well-developed curved curvilinear chesty zaftig poised airy subtle dinky nuanced good egg all right all heart well endowed well upholstered soft lacy well-made deft frail tender diaphanous thin ethereal light fragile feeble clean-limbed curvacious with good taste balanced proportioned sylphlike well shaped regular built

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Producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
vivid clear graphic realistic detailed dramatic affecting evocative lifelike picturesque powerful stirring lively lucid moving stimulating authentic faithful haunting memorable rich striking strong telling unforgettable visual impressive scintillating sharp colorful colourful delineated distinct emotive pictorial eloquent expressive fascinating graphical interesting active definite fresh theatrical crystal clear highly coloured true to life true-to-life sharply-etched unusual animated characterful distinctive pictographic chocolate-box symbolic photographic pleasant artistic natural naturalistic convincing forceful effective precise filmic representational near living photo-realistic three-dimensional exact descriptive cinematic incisive cogent concrete compelling naturalist forcible punchy true credible believable real accurate minute bold imaginal painterly imagistic bright exciting retentive imaginative invigorating racy photogenic intense acute camera-friendly envigorating refreshing truthful explicit illustrated enthusiastic vivacious dynamic zestful vigorous verisimilar veristic scenic illustrative uninhibited startling shocking lurid influential persuasive passionate factualistic sketched engraved portrayed etched pictoric painted seen illustrational pictured marked-out outlined blocked-out diagrammatic traced depicted iconographic well-drawn real-life true-life kitchen-sink warts and all potent effectual aggressive great authoritative irresistible unequivocal well drawn well defined perspicuous full well delineated well expressed comprehensible intelligible figurative zappy in-your-face undistorted succinct terse pithy leaving nothing to the imagination hard-hitting speaking representative factual original

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Attention-grabbing
larger-than-life attention-grabbing blown up confident exaggerated flamboyant impressive overstated over-the-top overdone inflated excessive overblown extravagant hyped overemphasized overemphasised puffed-up blown-up showy overelaborate flashy puffed up loud garish gaudy hyperbolized overweening bloated fulsome magnified steep pretentious hyperbolic overdrawn actorly theatrical overplayed overripe extreme OTT overwrought overestimated dramatic amplified overdramatized aggrandized melodramatic sensational exalted schmaltzy sensationalistic tall highly colored embellished overkill over-elaborate unrealistic outsized hammy sensationalist over the top a bit thick out of proportion too-too impossible stylized outsize preposterous too much embroidered histrionic spectacular fantastic fabulous farfetched highly coloured immoderate disproportionate effusive gushing undue unrestrained inordinate unreasonable unwarranted exorbitant gushy unreserved extortionate needless unnecessary high superfluous sky-high profuse O.T.T. hyped up enlarged pompous pumped up hyperventilated intemperate outrageous overextravagant plethoric fancy-pants demonstrative lavish unconscionable intolerable overgenerous prohibitive uncalled for prodigal expansive wholehearted generous enormous raised increased boosted overinflated unlimited outré over the odds overworked exuberant over-enthusiastic over-effusive laboured unfair forced stagy affected camp beyond the pale elaborate labored a bit much beyond all bounds laid on with a trowel

Adjective

Vehement or impassioned in expression
declamatory rhetorical theatrical bombastic grandiloquent high-flown inflated oratorical pompous bold dramatic elaborate extravagant florid flowery magniloquent ornate high-sounding lofty orotund overblown overripe affected discursive fustian highfalutin overdone overinflated overwrought pretentious purple turgid aureate euphuistic Ossianic stagy tumid booming elocutionary eloquent fluent formal melodramatic grandiose verbose sonorous ostentatious windy rhetoric magnific hyperbolic flatulent silver-tongued articulate big showy complicated mouthy effusive gassy gaseous wordy hifalutin flamboyant pedantic arty-farty scholarly erudite histrionic boastful bombast rotund swollen exaggerated Ciceronian stilted epideictic imposing exalted Demosthenic Demosthenean convoluted haughty periphrastic pleonastic long-winded hyperventilated flashy loud braggart bragging over-elaborate Falstaffian fancy ranting portentous la-di-da grand-sounding prolix strained laboured embellished ornamented big-talking windbag puffed-up labored majestic impressive mannered fulsome actorly boasting elevated heroic high oratorial high-falutin baroque lexiphanic blathering blustering snobbish high-minded Miltonian epic Homeric linguistic verbal tall stylistic rhapsodic loudmouthed balderdash tall-talking euphistic figurative overwritten self-important solemn forceful fervid gesticulative senatorial impassioned noisy persuasive expressive intoning gesturing important noble vivid stentorian stuffed shirt ponderous pontifical rococo ornamental diffuse redundant euphemistic full of hot air fussy crass egotistic vain flaunted brazen vaunting garish jaunty contrived glib voluble tumescent vocal grand puffed complex decorated involved detailed excessive rhapsodical overestimated serious arrogant grave large loquacious garrulous tedious tautological rambling palaverous circumlocutory circuitous repetitious lengthy gabby logorrheic talkative tortuous chatty sesquipedalian protracted long talky ambagious long-drawn-out meandering expansive monumental tiresome vast prolonged overlong babbling prating gushing prattling indirect wandering jabbering digressive big-mouthed wittering multiloquent multiloquous gobby logorrhoeic yacking with the gift of the gab self-righteous curlicued learned over-the-top superfluous roundabout wedding-cake busy gingerbread swaggering very elaborate elegant shallow superficial breezy stodgy iterative fine prim sententious stuffy ambitious boring wearisome maundering arty overelaborate high-wrought decorative garnished rich luscious sublime interminable circumlocutionary waffly effervescent fizzy carbonated sparkling bubbly overambitious full of verbiage highly decorated OTT reiterating padded over the top empty yakking gossiping chattering tautologous repeating repetitive gossipy conversational chattery full of air having kissed the Blarney stone communicative forthcoming motormouthed blabby magnificent tonguey able to talk the hind legs off a donkey flap jaw loose-tongued blabbermouth having kissed the Blarney Stone loose-lipped motormouth yakkity running on at the mouth prosy wind-bag yakky splendid stately glorious resplendent awe-inspiring superb lavish striking palatial august opulent plush imperial heroical classy massive royal gallant proud baronial regal luxurious flash swanky unfathomable cosmic impenetrable splashy overwhelming high-falutin' high-flying lordly

Verb

Catching or apprehending someone
getting apprehending catching capturing seizing taking taking prisoner taking captive taking into custody detaining putting in jail throwing in jail putting behind bars imprisoning incarcerating collaring grabbing nabbing nailing pinching busting picking up pulling in hauling in doing feeling someone's collar nicking laying hold of restraining copping bagging taking in hooking netting landing ensnaring nobbling holding trapping snagging lifting corralling confining snaring jailing glomming snapping up bringing in gaoling rounding up feeling your collar securing snatching entrapping abducting grappling rapping booking locking up prehending putting the cuffs on placing under arrest binding impounding interning handcuffing kidnapping kidnaping entangling putting away stopping taking hostage taking in for questioning carrying off reeling in holding in custody running down appropriating taking downtown taking possession of taking hold of grabbing hold of beaching lassoing getting one's fingers on pouncing on entoiling tangling ensnarling meshing enmeshing immeshing wiring springing springeing withholding getting hold of catching up getting hands on decoying buttonholing remanding keeping in custody miring remanding in custody sending up placing in custody icing reserving putting into custody immuring constraining pounding chaining tossing in jail rousting putting the arm on pulling shutting up putting in prison putting inside keeping under constraint keeping under custody holding under custody keeping under lock and key charging pinioning accusing lashing manacling strapping fettering trussing tethering shackling tying up putting in irons chaining up preferring charges grasping acquiring gripping clutching gaining wresting winning hijacking laying hands on plucking clenching clasping obtaining yanking procuring attaining annexing drawing shanghaiing commandeering making off with achieving stealing earning wrenching reaping realizing scoring having skyjacking carrying running away with realising holding to ransom seizing hold of pulling down ripping taking over tearing garnering removing running off with collecting coming by blagging spiriting away taking by force clutching at knocking down clinching expropriating robbing taking control of extracting confiscating purloining misappropriating accomplishing swiping tweaking wringing gathering prising pirating making reaching for snatching at catching at cornering possessing occupying pilfering receiving deriving clinging to raping evulsing impressing forcing out possessing oneself of catching hold of knocking off taking possession gaining possession of holding on to latching on to holding hostage coming into possession of snapping usurping clapping hands on carrying away taking a grip of making away with going for hanging on to getting fingers on getting one's hands on borrowing snarling swinging sequestering jagging picking off clawing at stretching for going after ambushing making a grab for thieving dispossessing uprooting bearing getting a hold of latching prying trousering embezzling dognaping sneezing ravishing dognapping bringing owning prizing putting the snatch on pillaging corkscrewing biting getting a purchase cleaving taking receipt of commanding peeling gathering up rooting out tearing out laying one's hands on intercepting purchasing plundering taking illegally holding close handling palming keeping close wielding adhering gloving accessing buying fetching gleaning wangling compassing finding retrieving pocketing fastening on picking tugging carjacking gobbling up drumming up scraping together making use of exacting foreclosing chalking up scraping up effecting getting at wrestling saving hoarding recovering begging borrow or steal laying up inheriting salvaging salvageing reaching getting your hands on jerking extricating grabbed away conquering enticing inveighing coaxing waylaying seducing luring ransoming arrogating twitching bundling off body snatching taking as hostage filching holding for ransom shoplifting abstracting pulling at tugging at using liberating snaffling snitching heisting half-inching boning taking for oneself whipping scrumping absconding with helping oneself to snavelling simulating assuming

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(rare) Instigating the curiosity or attention of someone
interesting attracting appealing to drawing engrossing exciting fascinating intriguing tempting captivating entertaining enthralling luring snaring tantalizing titillating affecting amusing arousing distracting engaging gripping hooking perking up pleasing pulling touching mesmerising mesmerizing moving riveting rivetting tantalising turning on beguiling bemusing enchanting grabbing immersing piquing absorbing bewitching floating someone's boat lighting someone's fire occupying preoccupying sitting up tickling someone's fancy busying enwrapping spellbinding charming hypnotizing bedazzling enrapturing transfixing entrancing hypnotising involving holding catching up catching magnetizing alluring enamoring delighting magnetising holding spellbound capturing enticing enamouring thrilling ensnaring diverting dazzling monopolizing rapturing wowing monopolising ravishing winning gaining seizing wiling overwhelming witching compelling transporting fixing engulfing fixating killing filling delectating bowling over enslaving holding in awe tickling pink subduing inviting holding one's attention knocking out knocking dead keeping maintaining impressing ensorcelling obsessing concerning striking holding on to influencing subjugating subjecting winning over inspiring amazing arousing one's curiosity capturing one's imagination mattering to whetting one's appetite engaging one's attention catching one's eye grabbing the attention of holding the attention of tying up bewildering astounding infatuating keeping alive keeping up provoking intoxicating stirring gladdening firing kindling overpowering interesting greatly stimulating seducing putting under a spell animating appealing dumbfounding enveloping confusing staggering sweeping off your feet sewing up holding your attention taking up consuming cornering hogging becoming lost upping on soaking assimilating applying catching hold of gratifying slaying sweeping off feet carrying away making happy owning getting under someone's skin making a hit with tickling tickle to death sending persuading leading on sweeping off one's feet inveigling stupefying stunning satisfying baiting awing aweing blowing away rousing overawing inflaming astonishing teasing dazing overcoming cheering exhilarating decoying flooring coaxing betraying soliciting bedevilling bedeviling wooing solacing elating inducing regaling rapping taking catching the eye of sucking in electrifying employing disporting cajoling overjoying humouring beckoning humoring courting turning someone on vamping pulling in giving pleasure to steering whetting the appetite of sweeping someone off their feet roping in coming on bringing in taking somebody's breath away tormenting contenting sparking plaguing whetting wakening pleasuring taking aback leaving speechless misleading elevating rejoicing deluding stirring up blinding entrapping harassing recreating indulging tricking quickening controlling giving someone a thrill doing it for someone getting going enlivening grooving trancing arriding fulfilling sending into raptures pleasing greatly taking someone's breath away giving someone a kick keeping busy going over big relaxing drawing one's attention making someone's mouth water striking dumb taking your breath away rooting to the spot giving a buzz hitting the spot getting someone going keeping amused turning one's head turning one on agitating giving joy to giving great pleasure to giving someone a charge obtaining getting securing picking up tickling the fancy of sending into transports galvanizing charging scoring jubilating exulting glorying wrapping up binding arousing the curiosity of arousing curiosity tickling your fancy tickling one's fancy burying leading freaking out calling holding attention using up attending prompting dragging training hitting on roping drawing in palpating grappling fracturing one panicking knocking 'em dead getting one's jollies put ting'em away breaking one up endearing making merry cracking up comforting ecstasizing inspiriting blurring surprising eliciting calling forth bringing forth arguing into bringing around absorbing yourself in throwing yourself into losing oneself in getting lost in switching on pumping up galvanising inclining deceiving trapping filling with delight exerting influence on catching someone's eye exerting a pull on giving the come-on to putting under magic spell forspeaking putting the whammy on voodooing casting a spell on putting horns on ruling egging one on mousetrapping conning leading astray tolling touting shilling leading up garden path dominating possessing haunting hounding petrifying paralysing indicating signing summoning demanding commanding asking bidding besetting befooling besotting halting gorgonizing immobilizing freezing torturing having a get-together nurturing treating to laughing it up partying fracturing tossing a party giving a party refreshing preying on sweeping you off your feet making a fool of palsying stopping in one's tracks rooting stopping dead riveting the attention of paralyzing stopping one dead stopping someone in their tracks immobilising appeasing mollifying having a grip on becoming an obsession with eating up preying on your mind taking control of taking over having a hold on heartening uplifting converting placating taunting warming brightening up making content bringing joy to suiting making a hit with someone agreeing with giving someone pleasure getting one's kicks cheering up making someone feel good bucking up warming the cockles of the heart buoying up gladding giving a lift propitiating conciliating pacifying sweetening annoying thwarting worrying badgering beleaguering pestering gnawing frustrating baffling harrying assuaging gentling keeping someone hanging on winding up making mouth water flirting with keeping hanging keeping hanging on putting off guard urging winning the affection of unarming convincing disarming setting at ease

Verb

Present participle for stop or slow
halting stopping checking ending blocking delaying interrupting limiting staying hampering hindering inhibiting slowing stalling holding impeding obstructing restricting holding up preventing retarding balking baulking catching curbing restraining stilling suppressing thwarting holding back bracing bringing to a standstill bringing up drawing up dropping fetching up fixing freezing interfering with pulling up scrubbing sidetracking stemming slowing down knocking off putting a brake on shutting down nipping in the bud bringing to an end frustrating foiling repressing barring stymieing forestalling stifling constraining bridling fettering putting a stop to cutting off controlling hamstringing averting quashing putting an end to trammelling trammeling encumbering curtailing withholding circumventing intercepting deterring ceasing subduing cramping prohibiting counteracting discontinuing squelching heading off staving off hobbling stonewalling quelling terminating cutting short shackling crimping squashing clogging shutting out containing warding off derailing baffling regulating suspending immobilizing obviating crippling handicapping precluding setting back cracking down on detaining keeping pausing braking fending off standing in the way of defeating avoiding crushing choking countering nullifying keeping back desisting opposing immobilising neutralizing overcoming reining in putting the kibosh on slowing up neutralising beating shutting off finishing resisting holding off holding down hanging up staunching quitting reducing governing smothering handcuffing cumbering cancelling canceling conquering moderating stamping out confining forfending debarring holding in silencing interdicting hog-tying forbidding turning aside keeping in check choking off putting down clamping down on snuffing out slapping down throwing a spanner in the works of discouraging manacling embarrassing mastering bringing to a halt extinguishing reining taming lessening laying off spoiling damming evading scotching pre-empting licking breaking off short-circuiting closing off killing warding tying up defending against pulling in keeping a lid on putting out of action blocking out pulling the plug on scuppering ruining cooling bogging down leaving off coming to a standstill anticipating negating keeping the lid on steering clear of throwing a monkey wrench in the works of decelerating axing postponing bottlenecking clobbering deferring closing repulsing concluding borking circumscribing miring shelving hesitating faltering fencing sabotaging pegging retardating capping saving interfering vanquishing belaying checkmating winding up putting back bottling up dashing deflecting abstaining passing muzzling packing in stemming the flow of stanching letting up putting off constricting damping biting back diverting setting decreasing disrupting keeping under control calling a halt to bringing to a stop eschewing forbearing renouncing overturning closing up dodging refusing holding off on deactivating contravening forgoing snookering skirting sidestepping backing off taking down desisting from helping diminishing keeping in escaping shunning bottling chillin chilling ruling out corking dominating doing without kicking bringing to screeching halt picking off triumphing over making late stumping giving up putting out coming to a stop holding in check keeping down keeping off annulling coming to a halt putting the lid on pouring cold water on throwing cold water on getting in the way of keeping at bay withstanding gaining mastery over keeping a tight rein on strangling at birth nipping something in the bud stunting embogging protracting dissuading from dissuading remitting proroguing keeping waiting circumnavigating tying obscuring intermitting prolonging finishing off bitting tabooing enjoining outlawing sandbagging fazing keeping lid on staving causing to wait causing to stay mothballing waiving retaining denying besting offsetting bucking bilking parking bringing to a close disappointing composing collecting surmounting measuring ruling holding over adjourning turning back putting on brakes putting an stop to slackening throttling setting limits on imposing limits on dispatching taking out of play putting the brakes on keeping control of reining back keeping on a string simmering down putting the brakes on plugging arriving keeping hold of confronting gaining control over dawdling bogging loafing downing loitering poking flagging barricading sealing caulking discomfiting refraining from prevailing over gaining control of winning against getting the better of getting a grip on banjaxing fouling up calling off filling up jamming blockading clogging up filling closing out putting on back burner putting on ice putting on the shelf putting on hold refusing to pay deadening letting demarcating overpowering cramping one's style screwing up doing for upsetting the applecart rendering null and void giving the run around dashing one's hope outwitting standing censoring settling dumbing reaching a standstill hauling up drawing to a halt getting there delimiting recalling calling revoking bringing rescinding repealing scrapping abandoning scaring dampening disadvising packing jamming up stuffing blocking up stopping up choking up bunging up preempting clamming abating dulling repelling bounding disabling swallowing muffling blocking off bunging occluding bulwarking defending guarding commandeering burdening fighting back turning off overthrowing scratching aborting crying off crabbing stoppering congesting gagging plugging up screening parrying saying nothing choking back rebuffing shaking acting like a wet blanket steering clear skipping shrinking from shying from counterbalancing making up for talking out of skipping out on staying away forbearing from restraining from bypassing denying yourself withholding from getting out of putting a damper on abstaining from breaking the habit of shaking off shirking staying away from keeping from getting around cowing quenching straitening specifying demarking prescribing fending ducking covering petering out not moving standing off keeping from happening delimitating defining girdling slackening pace overwhelming shushing burying clamping abolishing destroying annihilating trampling spiking beating someone to the draw second-guessing getting ahead of providing against heading off at pass beating someone to the punch beating somebody to it getting in before preparing for stealing a march on beating someone to it disenabling incapacitating getting in the way stopping midstream putting lid on driving underground beating down keeping inside trampling on sitting on bringing to naught putting kibosh on keeping at arm's length skirting round safeguarding against protecting against shielding against defending oneself against guarding against standing up for fighting off lousing up boxing in placing a limit on hemming in tying down paralyzing paralysing calling a halt knocks it off calling it quits drawing the line on marking off keeping within limits keeping within bounds playing for time putting a spoke in someone's wheel throwing a spanner in the works throwing a spoke in the wheel of putting out of commission bringing to a grinding halt rendering inoperative softening mellowing toning down quietening down getting under control abjuring forswearing rejecting dispensing with stopping oneself leaving alone forsaking sitting out resisting the temptation to not touching jacking in fighting shy of swearing off giving a wide berth to going on the wagon avoiding doing taking the pledge refraining taking the cure having nothing to do with not doing passing up breaking elapsing lapsing determining expiring going dying wavering teetering dithering scrupling vacillating wabbling wobbling staggering balancing limping stumbling whiffling breaking up cutting out dead-ending giving over winking out packing up coming to an end calling it a day blowing the whistle on putting a cork in coming to rest bringing to standstill hanging back drawing to a stand coming to a close closing down shilly-shallying wiggle-waggling holding at bay drawing to a close stemming the flow banning disallowing proscribing binding excluding tempering damping down vetoing strangling chaining embargoing cutting back criminalizing making illegal criminalising impairing quieting entangling locking up shutting in calming inconveniencing warning disadvantaging concealing weighing down putting paid to leashing estopping corking up buttoning up giving a hard time deflating placing an embargo on putting half nelson on garrotting muting depressing frightening sinking submerging pocketing incommoding quelching affecting discommoding influencing stultifying wrecking cornering deprecating disciplining modulating shortening interning hiding entrammelling entrammeling scaring off directing depriving guiding upsetting quietening blackballing imprisoning disqualifying keeping in line nixing shrinking putting the stopper on banishing boycotting putting a lid on cutting down saddling with gaoling jailing putting a limit on modifying declaring illegal contracting cooling down cooling off keeping secret qualifying dragging one's feet clipping someone's wings tethering putting at a disadvantage putting away pinning down placing at a disadvantage dummying up managing straitjacketing overloading marring mitigating blunting oppressing bothering charging fighting debilitating lowering clotting re-collecting incarcerating rattling enmeshing ensnaring netting capturing constipating covering up preventing from making progress easing monitoring adjusting disconcerting sidelining making difficult puzzling crashing juking ditching unsettling taking wind out of snagging harshing putting a crimp in tiing one's hands keeping within the limits of forefending condemning disturbing getting bogged down benumbing numbing cauterizing blanketing entrapping mystifying confounding relieving gumming up tampering concussing locking in shotgunning necessitating fencing in closing in immuring cooping up lulling inspecting recovering rallying soothing tranquilizing confusing nonplussing keeping a rein on conflicting troubling taking out giving disadvantage lagging blacking holding captive dragging feet forbidding to messing up harnessing flummoxing icing hushing tongue-tying complicating placing injunction on placing an injunction on clouding allaying cauterising reefing procrastinating gridlocking putting chill on putting a lock on putting a stopper in passing on zinging rationing putting straitjacket on pigeonholing throwing monkey wrench in impounding hogtying hogtieing shutting up drying up censuring putting a ceiling on enclosing cutting down on encircling narrowing prelimiting inclosing coming down on surrounding sending up passing by officially forbidding icing out cursing illegalizing declaring ineligible making it impossible for making it impracticable for making impossible losing steam anchoring it losing speed letting down flaps winding down hitting the brakes hanging fire reserving cracking down pulling back boxing up excepting eliminating devitalizing sapping weakening making impracticable monkeying with having on a tight leash bringing under control keeping tight rein on ostracizing wronging ostracising overriding exiling throwing a monkey wrench into discountenancing treating harshly freezing out gyving enfettering enchaining pinioning telling against clamming up inflicting a handicap on holding out on keeping under wraps doing a disservice to putting in an unfavourable position treating unfairly refusing to give holding on to keeping yourself treating unfavourably holding out deducting failing to disclose stopping yourself keeping under one's hat keeping to oneself giving a disadvantage to disfavoring indisposing disfavouring counting out chaining up clapping securing cuffing shutting out of declaring taboo daunting intimidating saying no docking disheartening demoralizing cautioning deciding foregoing putting in irons clapping in irons disinclining giving the red light to putting the chill on giving the thumbs down to cutting unnerving swaying putting in chains tying someone's hands declining pricking dehorting remonstrating counselling exhorting counseling expostulating conditioning forming dictating omitting truncating retrenching making nervous making anxious demoralising shaping moulding restraining oneself sacrificing restraining yourself going easy declining to advisingagainst urging against warning off persuading against cautioning against altering underlying touching predisposing shepherding disposing acting on working on molding inclining making worried abbreviating abridging eliding lopping paring down syncopating chopping trimming impacting on exerting influence on advising not to leaning on throwing off chickening out arguing out of expostulating against urging not to persuading not to minifying tightening up clipping cropping slimming down slashing downsizing being a factor in having an effect on throwing a wet blanket on crying out against having an impact on getting to meat putting in nutshell boiling down rolling back putting a restriction on

Verb

Present participle for to formally bring to an end (at least temporarily)
suspending adjourning delaying postponing deferring interrupting shelving ceasing proroguing discontinuing intermitting pigeonholing breaking off putting off rescheduling tabling disbanding dissolving prorogating recessing terminating withholding holding over mothballing putting aside barring checking cutting short filing halting holding holding in abeyance inactivating keeping in abeyance omitting procrastinating protracting putting in abeyance putting on ice quitting retarding staying stopping waiving breaking up bringing to an end calling a halt to counting out hanging fire hanging up holding off holding up laying off laying over putting back ruling out staving off laying aside putting in cold storage putting on hold laying on the table putting an end to putting a stop to putting on back burner putting on the back burner putting on the shelf taking a rain check on ending finishing calling a halt aborting curtailing freezing stopping dead stopping short breaking cutting clipping abbreviating shortening abridging severing canceling cancelling stopping cold stopping in full flow breaking short leaving unfinished leaving off bringing to a halt bringing to a close taking a breather from cutting off putting on a back burner bringing to a standstill pausing putting over continuing remitting respiting suspending proceedings taking a break knocking off holding back coming to an end taking a breather letting up calling it a day taking a recess curbing taking five restraining taking a rain check

Verb

Present participle for to accuse, arrest, try for a criminal act
having up arraigning charging prosecuting taking to court trying citing incriminating inculpating summonsing impeaching defaming indicting criminating indicting for charging with arraigning for alleging serving summons branding slurring pointing finger at denouncing apprehending lodging complaint libeling summoning framing prosecuting for pointing the finger preferring charges against putting on trial for recriminating reproaching naming implicating libelling bringing to trial for taking to court for betraying imputing censuring laying at door faulting impeaching for complaining suing recriminating for fingering bringing charges censuring with holding accountable accusing filing claim blaming taxing attributing laying charges against laying blame on taxing with attacking hanging something on slandering incriminating for filing charges against making accusations about letting have it blowing the whistle denunciating accusing of putting on trial bringing to trial calling to account having the law on pointing the finger at facing with charges serving with a summons doing pegging involving laying at one's door taking to task hanging on bringing before the court pinning it on bringing an action against trying for sticking on implicating in pinning on holding answerable for attributing liability to attributing to laying the blame on condemning for blowing the whistle on assigning guilt to laying the blame on someone for imputing blame to holding accountable for blaming for whistle-blowing holding responsible for dragging into court reprehending criticising discrediting impugning reprimanding reprobating criticizing disparaging bringing a charge against bringing a case against bringing charges against casting aspersions on holding at fault

Trái nghĩa của arresting

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