Jennifer passed her eyes over the lead paragraph of the story.
The lead paragraph of its synopsis describes the program as:
The writing tends toward newspaper style: a breathtaking lead paragraph, a quick summation of what's happened so far, a series of statistics.
Actually he was repeating the comma divided name that was spelled by the first letters in the words of Jerry's lead paragraph.
He nudged me and pointed at something in the lead paragraph.
He read the lead paragraph of the copy that he had already written.
The opening line is part or all of the opening sentence that may start the lead paragraph.
The lead paragraphs of these articles (now chapters) are inviting and the explanations clear.
I didn't bother to read the story, though I noticed they spelled my name wrong in the lead paragraph.
He looked at it, read the lead paragraph, and handed it to Lester.