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I am wet and cold.
Yet I am strong and bold.
Poison to those against me.
Sliding along, while keeping things safe from the darkest grasps.
Leaving a trail of death behind, I let you live in peace.

What am I?

Hint

It is an everyday household object

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Are you

an anti-bacterial wipe?

I am wet and cold.

Wipes are wet and cold.

Yet I am strong and bold.

Wipes are fairly resilient.

Poison to those against me.

The anti-bacterial properties kill harmful bacteria.

Sliding along, while keeping things safe from the darkest grasps.

"Sliding" describes the action of somebody using a wipe to clean a work surface, for example.

Leaving a trail of death behind, I let you live in peace.

Harmful bacteria is killed when passed over by the anti-bacterial wipe.

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You could be describing pesticides in farming, or insecticides in the house?

Or antibiotics that save us from the darkest grasps of disease ?

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  • $\begingroup$ You are close! :) $\endgroup$ – MarsNebulaSoup Apr 23 '18 at 9:22

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