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drive slowly or drive more slowly?

It depends on context. Drive slowly would be appropriate if driving at a normal speed is unsafe, for example in a zone where pedestrian traffic and vehicular traffic are both permitted. Drive more ...
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drive slowly or drive more slowly?

The adverb slowly is commonly used to modify the verb drive, and I see no reasons why it can't be used without being modified itself.
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Is "targetedly" (i.e. the adverb of targeted) a word?

'Targetedly' is not a recognised adverb. Try: Deliberately Intentionally Willfully Purposefully Consciously Otherwise, just use 'targeted' as the verb: He targeted the football at his teammate's ...
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Confusing Components in a Sentence: adverbial modifier OR object in a prepositional phrase

And all without the government having to spend any money up-front, which is amazing. I add to what @BillJ said. The gerund-participle phrase is the predicate of the nonfinite clause: the government ...
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What is the adverb in these sentences "I love you too" and "I too love you"?

'Too' certainly doesn't necessarily directly qualify the verb, as a prototypical adverb does: I love you dearly / I dearly love you. Gast [@ De Gruyter] classes 'also', and this sense of 'too', as ...
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