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synonyms for tokenism

  • duplicity
  • empty talk
  • hollow words
  • hypocrisy
  • hypocritical respect
  • insincerity
  • jive
  • lie
  • lip devotion
  • lip homage
  • lip praise
  • lip reverence
  • lip worship
  • mouth honor
  • mouthing
  • sham
  • smooth talk
  • sweet talk
  • token agreement
  • tongue in cheek
  • unctuousness
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How to use tokenism in a sentence

If everyone’s involved, then there isn’t any sort of tokenism.
‘I AM NOT THE HEAD OF DIVERSITY’: LOOKING BACK AT ’20 AND INTO ’21, R/GA’S JAI TEDESCHI DISCUSSES OPERATIONALIZING DE&I INITIATIVESKIMEKO MCCOYMAY 25, 2021DIGIDAY
It goes back to tokenism and putting people of color in an awkward position by focusing the topic at hand on them rather than on the government.
CHICAGO’S MAYOR LIMITS INTERVIEWS TO REPORTERS OF COLOR. NOW THEY’RE CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE.KIM BELLWAREMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO TOKENISM

  • duplicity
  • empty talk
  • hollow words
  • hypocrisy
  • hypocritical respect
  • insincerity
  • jive
  • lie
  • lip devotion
  • lip homage
  • lip praise
  • lip reverence
  • lip worship
  • mouth honor
  • mouthing
  • sham
  • smooth talk
  • sweet talk
  • token agreement
  • tokenism
  • tongue in cheek
  • unctuousness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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