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Question:

Kara couldn't eat without getting food all over her. Her friends said that she ate ____.

A messily
Explaination

The word messily is the correct answer because Kara made a mess of her food when she ate it. It is an adverb describing the verb eat. The word slovenly doesn't make sense and thoughtfully doesn't imply messy eating. The word giddily may be true, but is not indicated by the sentence.