Vocabulary Tricks Part 23: Yoga

Yoga originated in ancient India. It is a union of the mind and the body. It is a way of achieving perfect harmony at the most profound level. There are no religious connotations involved in yoga. It has no barrier of religion, age or caste.
Yoga is a panacea for innumerable ailments. It can awaken a new consciousness and transform entire personality. Regular practice of yoga can prevent and cure diseases like diabetes, blood pressure and serious gynecological problems. It is also a complementary treatment for various other serious diseases, alongside medications.
Morning provides conducive surroundings for yoga. There is a need of optimum discipline in life to practice yoga. Yoga is a way of improving health and spreading happiness.

WORDS WITH MEANING AND ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES

Harmony 

Meaning: Balance or coordination.
Example: We bring harmony in friendships and relationships with a light and playful attitude.
Synonym: symmetry, congruity, consonance, blending

Profound

Meaning: Very great or intense.
Example: The implications of this discovery are profound.
Synonym: intense, keen, great, very great, extreme, sincere, earnest

Connotations

Meaning: Hidden meaning
Example: There are negative connotations contained in the word.
Synonym: secondary meaning, nuance, flavour, feeling, aura

Panacea

Meaning: A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
Example: This is the panacea for all corporate ills.
Synonym: universal cure, cure-all, cure for all ills, universal remedy,

Innumerable

Meaning: Too many to be counted.
Example: There are innumerable flags of all colours.
Synonym: countless, numerous, manifold, multitudinous

Consciousness

Meaning: The fact of awareness by the mind of itself and the world.
Example: Consciousness emerges from the operations of the brain.
Synonym: knowledge of the existence of, alertness to, sensitivity to

Gynecological

Meaning: Relating to the branch of physiology and medicine which deals with the functions and diseases specific to women and girls, especially those affecting the reproductive system.
Example: Acupuncturists commonly treat digestive and gynecological ailments.

Conducive

Meaning:Making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible.
Example: The harsh lights and cameras were not conducive to a relaxed atmosphere.
Synonym: good for, helpful to, instrumental in, calculated to produce, productive of, useful for

Optimum

Meaning: Most favourable; best.
Example: Choose a plot that receives optimum sunshine and avoids steep slopes.
Synonym: most advantageous, most appropriate, ideal, perfect

Complementary

Meaning: Combining in such a way as to enhance the qualities of each other.
Example: They had different but complementary skills.
Synonym: harmonious, supportive, reciprocal, interdependent, interrelated, compatible, corresponding

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