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のようで vs のように

zuotengdazuo

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口から漏れた言葉もまるきり子どもの駄々のようで、僕はますます泣けてくる。

Hi. What is the difference between のようで and のように in this sentence? Does the のようで imply the speaker doesn’t really think his words is 子どもの駄々?
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Toritoribe

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で indicates the cause/reason there. It can't be replaced with に.
 

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Thank you. I mistook this のようで for some a set pattern as in 一見やさしいようで、実際やってみると案外むずかしい。
 
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