Aggression shows up in relationships to varying degrees, its that forceful attack. While we tend to think about physical aggression there are many other non-physical forms of aggression working in our relationships everyday.
Brigham Young University’s Sarah Coyne and colleagues (2017) define relationship aggression as “a behavior intended to damage a relationship or hurt someone through manipulation or social exclusion” https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201708/two-types-relationship-aggression-identified
However all relationship aggression involve their own specific dynamics. One form is ‘throwing words’