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1. fire-resisting

adjective. difficult to burn.

Synonyms

  • fire-retardant
  • fire-resistive
  • noncombustible
  • incombustible

Antonyms

  • comburent
  • inflammable
  • ignescent
  • combustive

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Rhymes with Resisting Arrest

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest

Sentences with resisting-arrest


1. Noun Phrase
If the accusation of resisting arrest is in fact false, the charges can be defended in court.

2. Noun Phrase
For example, even if someone is being unlawfully arrested, assaulting the officer still counts as resisting arrest.

3. Noun Phrase
These actions can all be construed as resisting arrest:

4. Noun Phrase
These range from a hit-and-run accident to resisting arrest.

2. arrest

verb. ['ɝˈɛst'] take into custody.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • nab
  • cop
  • clutch
  • collar
  • apprehend
  • nail
  • pick up

Antonyms

  • disconnect
  • detach
  • unhitch
  • stand still

Etymology

  • arester (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • arresto (Latin)

3. arrest

noun. ['ɝˈɛst'] the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal).

Synonyms

  • pinch
  • collar
  • apprehension
  • taking into custody
  • catch
  • capture
  • gaining control

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • derestrict
  • stay
  • go on

Etymology

  • arester (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • arresto (Latin)

4. arrest

verb. ['ɝˈɛst'] hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of.

Synonyms

  • contain
  • check
  • cut out
  • cut down
  • defend
  • turn back
  • stop

Antonyms

  • change
  • travel
  • move
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • arester (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • arresto (Latin)

5. arrest

verb. ['ɝˈɛst'] attract and fix.

Synonyms

  • draw
  • pull
  • pull in
  • catch
  • get
  • attract

Antonyms

  • walk
  • begin
  • continue
  • continuant consonant

Etymology

  • arester (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • arresto (Latin)

6. arrest

noun. ['ɝˈɛst'] the state of inactivity following an interruption.

Synonyms

  • stoppage
  • check
  • halt
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • logjam
  • stay
  • hitch
  • stop

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • beginning
  • fit

Etymology

  • arester (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • arresto (Latin)

7. arrest

verb. ['ɝˈɛst'] cause to stop.

Synonyms

  • hold
  • stop

Antonyms

  • free
  • unclasp
  • give

Etymology

  • arester (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • arresto (Latin)
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