Definition: attracting wanted attention or interest; striking; impressive

Derivation: Latin, “to remain or stop”

• Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. — Greg David Anderson (1961-) Australian Anglican bishop
• I can think of no other experience quite like that of being 20 or so pages into a book and realizing that this is the real thing: a book that is going to offer the delicious promise of a riveting story, arresting language, and characters that will haunt me for days. — Anita Hale Shreve (1946–2018) American novelist