from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having been stopped or prevented from developing
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of arrest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Retaining through life an infantile or a juvenile state of development with respect to any organ. Modifications of structure from arrested development, so great or so serious as to deserve to be called monstrosities, are of common occurrence.
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His deputy chief of police, Gerold Dompig, used the broader term, detained, but as I say, his boss using the term arrested at this stage.
We use the term arrested, and then we say they're being detained, and I get = = perfectly honest, I'm a bit confused which it is.
The next day the neighbor sent her over the book; the title arrested her attention oddly -- "The Woman's Kingdom."
The title arrested his attention from some fresh point of view, and he pondered it, as he made his way along the corridor, and knocked at a door.
The title arrested my eyes while passing through the Atlanta airport.
Kennedy pursed her lips as she considered the word arrested.
One guy was given a caution by another team last week and he was again arrested 4 days later, because he saw the police as soft and felt no consequences to his behaviour. on October 8, 2009 at 11: 50 am Ed Chap
With 10 competitors every month and only one winner, that leaves the vast majority of promising webcomics in arrested development.
The man arrested is a friend of the President, so it is understandable that he would take his friends side.
The only reason he was arrested is because he asked for the officer's name and badge number.
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