Subsistent = existing by virtue of its own proper, independent existence. As opposed to an accident = existing by virtue of being a part, in some way, of some subsisting thing.
Update from the most-fun annual sporting event in the history of the world…
A strange Big-East tournament, to be sure, without the usual crowd noise. (More crowd noise than last year, anyway.)
But it’s a great year. UConn has returned to the family, after wandering like a prodigal, and:
Yesterday, the Georgetown Hoyas got their first win in the tournament in five long years! Setting up a face-off with top seed Villanova at high noon today.
We believe in miracles.