As writers, we utilize the language to communicate setting, feeling, story. Without the words, sarcasm would certainly be a lost art. Every word we use paints a Picasso, a Monet, a Degas in ways that impart emotional connection & longevity of the tale. This list represents one sub-section of how the language can be used.
We all have favorites. Fastidious, facetious, banality; these are only a few of mine. What are some of yours? How do you work them in? And more important, how do you deal with it when they have to be exorcised?