How do I decrease the vertical space at the beginning when a new paragraph is started?

For example, you can see the second paragraph, started with \paragraph{} has extra spacing that I need to change..!


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    You don't need \paragraph in order to start a paragraph. The command name was badly chosen, but it denotes a document division (below \subsubsection in the hierarchy). Just leave a blank line when you want to start a paragraph. – egreg Oct 21 '16 at 8:40
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    \paragraph is a 4th level section heading and should only be used in the sequence section.subsection,subsubsection,paragraph. it is not for making paragraphs of text, for that just use a blank line – David Carlisle Oct 21 '16 at 8:41
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    the space is needed to separate the heading from the text try with the intended use \paragraph{my para heading} you need a space after heading – David Carlisle Oct 21 '16 at 8:44
  • what happens if you add some text behind \paragraph{} (not blind text block – Timothy Truckle Oct 21 '16 at 8:44
  • @TimothyTruckle it's the same of course:-) – David Carlisle Oct 21 '16 at 8:45

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