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What is another word for arrested?

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Adjective
In a state of capture or apprehension
“Other researchers discovered the significant fact that fingerprints were unchanging over time, and getting a set of prints from an arrested criminal proved much easier than taking measurements.”
Adjective
Mentally deficient or underdeveloped
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Occurring at intervals
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Verb
To have captured by force
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Captured and held as a convict or prisoner
“Likewise, state police are not permitted to arrest or detain solely for the purpose of asking questions.”
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To have instigated the curiosity or attention of someone
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“I've never gone to a convention and not found some piece of news to arrest our attention.”
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To have prevented oneself from
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Past tense for to stop or end the progress of
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“Amid efforts to immediately arrest the spread of this plague, it's been easy to lose sight of what must happen next.”
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Past tense for to impede or slow down the progress of
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“It would greatly arrest the progress of the inquirer to engage in any speculations about this.”
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Past tense for to forcibly put an end to
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Past tense for to delight, allure or attract in an almost magical manner
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Past tense for to cause to come to a stop or end
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Past tense for to prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
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Past tense for to accuse of wrongdoing
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Past tense for to confine in an enclosed room or space
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Past tense for stop oneself from doing something
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